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Adams and Reese Tampa Partner in Charge Chantal Pillay is ranked among Florida Trend’s “Notable Managing Partners,” recognizing top law firm executives based on the business magazine’s editorial and peer reviews.

The Florida Trend editorial review team vetted and selected the top professionals who qualified for inclusion by meeting and exceeding specific methodology and criteria parameters that were put in place for this nomination process. The Florida Trend full list is included within the July issue of the magazine.

The business magazine writes:

“Chantal Pillay is partner in charge while maintaining a practice that consists of banking, financial services, civil and commercial litigation matters. She has represented lenders and servicers in contested residential and commercial foreclosure actions, and in suits on commercial notes and individual and business guarantees. Also, she represents corporations in shareholder disputes, corporate governance matters, real estate litigation, adversary bankruptcy proceedings, and other contractual disputes. Among community endeavors, Pillay is a director of the South Asian Bar Association of Florida.”

In her practice, Pillay has been recognized by her peers and clients for four consecutive years (2021-2024) among the Best Lawyers® Ones to Watch in Litigation – Banking and Finance, and among the Florida Super Lawyers® Rising Stars in Civil Litigation for both 2023 and 2024. 

This past May, Pillay was selected to the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s 2024 Sources of Success Cohort. MCCA’s Sources of Success Program selects 33 attorneys nationwide and is a highly competitive professional development program for high potential talent from corporate legal departments and law firms.