Richard J. McIntyre is a litigation and bankruptcy attorney. He began his practice in Tampa, Florida in 1992 after graduating from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh’s Dual Degree program, where he received his Master’s of Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon University and his law degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Allegheny College in 1988.
Mr. McIntyre’s litigation practice includes business, real estate, and consumer litigation.
Since 1992, Mr. McIntyre has represented numerous banks and other creditors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. He has also been debtor’s counsel in numerous publicly- and privately-traded corporate chapter 11 reorganizations. Mr. McIntyre has represented Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 trustees and both prosecuted and defended numerous preference and avoidance actions.
Mr. McIntyre has substantial experience in business and real estate litigation, and has represented both debtors and creditors in connection with consumer and commercial lender liability claims, including but not limited to claims under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices Act, and similar statutes.
Since 2009, the firm has focused its practice on representing business and individual debtors in connection with consumer and commercial claims.
Mr. McIntyre began his practice with the Kass, Hodges law firm in Tampa, Florida, practicing business and bankruptcy litigation. In 1994, he moved to Trenam, Kemker, Scharf, Barkin, Frye, O’Neill & Mullis, P.A., a mid-size Tampa law firm. While at Trenam, Kemker et al., Mr. McIntyre continued his business litigation and bankruptcy practice. In 2000, Mr. McIntyre became a shareholder with the Trenam, Kemker firm, and continued in that position until he started McIntyre Thanasides Bringgold Elliott Grimaldi & Guito P.A. in 2006. Since its inception, Mr. McIntyre has been the Managing Member of McIntyre Thanasides Bringgold Elliott Grimaldi & Guito P.A., where his practice is focused upon representing corporate and individual debtors. His current practice focuses on representing debtors in State Court in connection with the defense of collection claims and prosecution of lender liability claims, as well as representing individuals and corporations in bankruptcy court to reorganize and/or liquidate their business and personal assets.
Mr. McIntyre serves as Special Magistrate for the City of Temple Terrace. He is a member of Vistage Florida, the CEO Council of Tampa Bay and Tampa Economic Club.