Michael Lessne (BSAc, MAcc ’06) | June 2018

Michael Lessne

Lessne (BSAc 2006, MAcc 2006)  was appointed a board member of Leadership Broward, an educational program to help emerging and recognized leaders expand their skills and enhance their knowledge of local and state issues, as well as leverage their institutional passion to make positive change in the community. Lessne graduated from Leadership Broward’s Class 35 in 2017. He is a Partner at Broad and Cassel’s Fort Lauderdale office, working as a bankruptcy and creditor’s rights attorney and commercial litigator. He provides counsel to businesses and individuals in a broad array of restructuring and insolvency matters, including to debtors, lenders and other creditors, and fiduciaries in complex business and consumer bankruptcy matters, state court assignments, and out-of-court workouts, as well as in state and federal court proceedings involving complex litigation. Lessne has represented bankruptcy trustees in a variety of matters, including in health care provider cases and in cases involving fraud and Ponzi schemes.