Allison R. Day

Partner
Day. Allison

Allison Day helps clients handle challenges in all areas of bankruptcy, business reorganization, and creditors' rights. Allison has handled numerous Chapter 11 reorganizations and liquidations on behalf of debtors, creditors, creditor committees, and trustees. She has also represented debtors, trustees, and creditors in bankruptcies under Chapters 7 and 13, including the former Standing Chapter 13 trustee for the Southern District of Florida. In addition, she regularly represents assignors, assignees, and creditors in assignment for the benefit of creditors' proceedings and receivers in both state and district court receivership proceedings.

Allison is a past chair of the Florida Network of the International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) and is a past president of the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida. She is also a founding member of the Florida Fiduciary Forum. She is a current member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees, and American Bar Association.

A sought-after speaker, Allison serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law and formerly taught at Barry University.  She has shared her insight with many prestigious organizations, including the American Bankruptcy Institute, Pincus Professional Education, the National Business Institute, and Lorman Education Services. She has also presented for The Florida Bar and the Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Southern District of Florida, as well as the nonprofit Dade Legal Aid - Put Something Back. 

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Credentials
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Education

  • J.D. University of Missouri 1984
  • B.A. Political Science and History University of Colorado 1981

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Past chair, Florida Network of the International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation
  • Past president, Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida
  • Founding member, Florida Fiduciary Forum
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member, National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Adjunct professor, University of Miami School of Law
  • Former professor, Barry University

Recognition
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Chambers USA describes Allison as “knowledgeable of the limits of what can and can't be done in matters. She is good at managing expectations and getting results."

  • Chambers USA, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Florida, 2022
  • IWIRC-Florida, Hall of Fame Excellence Award, 2022
  • Super Lawyers
    • Top 50 Women, Florida, 2006
    • Top 25 Women, South Miami, 2006
    • Bankruptcy, 2006 – 2022
    • Business Litigation, 2006 – 2022
  • South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyer
  • Florida Trend, Legal Elite
  • Lawdragon, 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers, 2020, 2022
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Dade Legal Aid, Put Something Back Pro Bono Bankruptcy Award, 2007 (Earned for providing outstanding pro bono legal services or free legal assistance to the needy population of Miami-Dade County)
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Peer Review Rated