Fort Myers
Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Prosser, P.A., is a 17-lawyer firm specializing in the representation of parties in bankruptcy cases, insolvency matters, out-of-court workout arrangements, and related civil litigation. The largest segment of the firm's practice consists of the representation of corporate debtors in Chapter 11 cases. Although the firm's lawyers have been involved in bankruptcy cases throughout the country, its regular practice is geographically centered in the state of Florida. The firm's clients range from small companies to large publicly-owned corporations. Most cases involve companies with assets, liabilities, or annual revenues in excess of $5 million, ranging in size to companies with assets and liabilities of more than $3 billion. For more information, read our Firm Profile, meet our Attorneys, or learn about our Representative Cases.
Firm Named Super Lawyers™
Top Mid-sized Business and Transactions Law Firm in Florida
for 2011 - 2014
Firm Celebrates Forty Years of Providing Legal Advice and Representation
The firm, then known as Stichter & Stagg, P.A. officially opened on July 15, 1974, with Don M. Stichter, C. Lawrence Stagg, and Harley Riedel as the initial lawyers. The firm changed its name to Stichter, Stagg, Hoyt, Riedel & Fogarty, P.A. in 1976 and then to Stichter & Riedel, P.A. in 1979. Many people have contributed to the firm’s success over the years. In addition to Messrs. Stichter and Riedel, the employees who have been with the firm for more than 20 years and who have contributed, and continue to contribute, to the firm’s efforts to provide the highest level of professional representation to clients, to practice law to the highest standards of professionalism, and to maintain a wonderful work environment are:

Adrienne Napoli – 37 years
Joanne Ratliff - 32 years
Russell M. Blain – 28 years
Hilda Portales Sills - 27 years
Susan McKee - 27 years
Scott A. Stichter - 26 years
Mary Brown - 23 years
Sandi Hampton - 23 years
Charles A. Postler - 21 years
Denise Clark - 21 years
Steven R. Leslie - 20 years

The firm would also like to acknowledge its debt to Janice Kimbro, the firm administrator until her retirement in 2006, and to shareholder Richard C. Prosser until his retirement in 2015.