Stephanie Reed Traband


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Stephanie Reed Traband is a partner who focuses on complicated commercial litigation and enforcing creditors’ rights. Ms. Traband also has an appellate and international practice. She is very active in the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA), where she often lectures on various litigation-related topics around the world.

Prior to joining LKLSG, Ms. Traband was a partner at Jones Walker LLP. Before that she was an associate at Proskauer Rose LLP. At both firms, Ms. Traband obtained valuable written and oral advocacy skills in federal, state, appellate and arbitral fora. Ms. Traband has obtained a jury verdict and numerous evidentiary and appellate rulings in favor of her clients.

Areas of Experience

  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Banking litigation
  • Bankruptcy and creditor’s rights
  • Appellate advocacy
  • International litigation and arbitration
  • Receiverships
  • Securities enforcement proceedings

Awards and Recognitions

  • Named a Florida Super Lawyer
  • Named one of the Top Lawyers in South Florida by South Florida Legal Guide.
  • AV® Pre-Eminent Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named a “Top Up & Comer” by South Florida Legal Guide
  • Recipient of Palm Beach County Bar Association Pro Bono Award (2007)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • The Florida Bar
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Tennessee


  • American Bar Association (Sections of Litigation and International Law and Practice)
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar (Sections of Litigation and International Law)
  • International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA), past member of Extended Bureau; current co-vice president of Insolvency Commission


  • Tulane University School of Law (J.D.)
  • University of Tennessee (B.A. in political science with a minor in English)


  • Spanish (Conversant)
  • Italian (Conversant)

Published Decisions

  • Douglas Centre RB-GEM, LLC v. Ocean Bank, 17 So. 3d 306 (Fla. 3d DCA 2009)
  • 3031 Inv. Corp. v. Ocean Bank, 23 So. 3d 238 (Fla. 3d DCA 2009)
  • 14680 EMI, LLC v. TransAtlantic Bank, 103 So. 3d 243 (Fla. 3d DCA 2012)
  • City of Miami v. Wynwood Cmty. Econ. Dev. Corp., 933 So. 2d 1184 (Fla. 3d DCA 2006)
  • Della Ratta v. Della Ratta, 927 So. 2d 1055 (Fla. 4th DCA 2006)
  • Dickson v. Heaton, 87 So. 3d 81 (Fla. 4th DCA 2012)
  • Carvel v. Godley, 939 So. 2d 204 (Fla. 4th DCA 2006)
  • Promontory Enters., Inc. v. S. Eng’g & Contracting, Inc., 864 So. 2d 479 (Fla. 5th DCA 2004)
  • Grove Isle Association, Inc. v. Grove Isle Associates, LLLP, 137 So. 3d 1081 (Fla. 3d DCA 2014)
  • Levine v. Steiger, 765 So. 2d 249 (Fla. 4th DCA 2000)
  • Fromm & Partner v. Bartels, 736 So. 2d 769 (Fla. 3d DCA 1999)

Community Involvement

  • Former chair, preschool committee, Miami Shores Baptist Church

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