Bradley M. Saxton
Bradley M. Saxton is a shareholder in the firm of Winderweedle, Haines, Ward and Woodman in Orlando, Florida. He is the head of the firm’s bankruptcy and creditor’s rights practice group. His practice has involved representation in all aspects of bankruptcy cases; he has represented creditors in all cases, Debtors in Chapter 11 and 7 cases, creditor’s committees, Chapter 11 Trustees, Chapter 7 Trustees, asset purchasers and preferential transfer defendants. His representation has covered numerous industry groups, including hotel and restaurant, real estate, citrus, golf, trucking and various manufacturing entities.
He also has devoted substantial time to his Mediation practice mediating all types of cases. He is a certified circuit civil mediator by the Florida Supreme Court. He chaired a sub-committee of the local rules committee which drafted the local bankruptcy rule on mediation and he was appointed as one of the court mediators to mediate hundreds of cases in the Taylor, Bean and Whitaker case.
He is a past Chair of The Florida Bar’s Business Law Section Bankruptcy/UCC Committee and a past President of the Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association.
He is a graduate of the Florida State University (B.S. 1985) and the University of Florida College of Law (J.D. 1990). He is a frequent lecturer on bankruptcy issues. For several years, he has taught a course session for Professor Jeffrey Davis’ Advanced Bankruptcy Course at the University of Florida College of Law. Mr. Saxton served as an adjunct Professor of Law at the Florida A & M University College of Law, teaching the Bankruptcy Clinic program. He has been recognized by Best Lawyer’s in America, and as one of Florida’s Legal Elite by Florida Trend magazine and as one of Orlando’s Best Lawyers by Orlando Magazine. He has an “AV” Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Saxton worked for the Martin Marietta Orlando Aerospace Company (now Lockheed Martin). He began his legal career in 1990 in Orlando at the Maguire, Voorhis and Wells, P.A. firm, where he became a shareholder in 1997. After the firm merged with Holland & Knight, LLP in 1998, Mr. Saxton practiced with the Orlando office of Holland & Knight, LLP until 2001 when he joined the WHWW firm.