Edward M. Fitzgerald

Senior Counsel


Edward M. Fitzgerald is a litigation attorney in Holland & Knight's Orlando office. Mr. Fitzgerald practices in the area of bankruptcy, creditors' rights and commercial litigation. He focuses on the representation of financial institutions and other creditors, including commercial banks, corporations, commercial landlords and receivers.

In his bankruptcy practice, Mr. Fitzgerald has experience representing creditors in complex Chapter 7, 11 and 13 cases. He also frequently represents business clients in state and federal court litigation, including suits to recover monies owed, foreclosures, breach of contract, commercial evictions, injunctions, fraudulent transfer recovery, and replevin actions. Additionally, Mr. Fitzgerald often represents lenders in connection with the workout of problem loans and debt restructuring.


  • Stetson University College of Law, J.D., with honors
  • University of Florida, B.S., Business Administration
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • All State Courts in Florida
  • American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, Bankruptcy Committee, Chair, 2012-2013
  • American Bar Association, Delegate for the State of Florida to the Young Lawyers Division General Assembly, 2010-2013
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Fellow, 2014-2016 Class
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Business and Corporate Litigation Committee
  • Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association
  • American Lung Association, Central Florida Advisory Board Member, Chair 2016-2017
Honors & Awards
  • Rising Star, Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2013-2018
  • "Up and Comer," Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend magazine, 2015, 2016 


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