International Society of Primerus Law Firms

Fort Lauderdale Attorney
Tamara Van Heel

Phone: 305.722.2002


Languages: English

Tamara regularly represents debtors, creditors, committees, trustees, landlords, and purchasers of claims and assets in restructuring and bankruptcy matters. Tamara also represents and advises businesses and individuals in a range of commercial disputes. Prior to joining Agentis, Tamara practiced law with a large international law firm, representing various stakeholders in complex corporate Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in Delaware, New York, and New Jersey, and in cross-border Chapter 15 proceedings.

Awards & Recognitions:

  • Book Awards in Corporations, Property, Advanced Problems in Bankruptcy, Legal Drafting, and Trial Practice
  • The Florida Law Review Outstanding Editor Award

Professional Associations and Community Involvement:

  • Member, Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida
  • Member, American Bar Association, Business Bankruptcy Committee
  • Member, Florida Bar Business Law Section
  • Member, International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation
  • Member, Dade County Bar Association

Speaking Engagements:

  • Panelist, “Avoiding Malpractice in Bankruptcy: Preparing Clients for the Next Financial Meltdown,” Dade County Bar Association Annual Bench and Bar Conference, 2019
  • Moderator, “Almost Everything You Wanted to Know About Planning and Conducting an Evidentiary Hearing in Bankruptcy Court,” National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges & ABA Business Bankruptcy Committee Meeting, Washington, D.C., Fall 2019


  • Florida Bar
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit


  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Florida, Levin College of Law
  • B.A., Emory University

Prior Affiliations:

  • White & Case LLP
  • Ehrenstein Charbonneau & Calderin

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55 Alhambra Plaza
Suite 800
Coral Gables, FL 33134
United States

Law Firm Contact: Robert P. Charbonneau

Tel: 305.722.2002



Member Since: 2017

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