Jeffrey M. Schlerf Attorney At Law

Jeffrey M. Schlerf - Attorney at Law

Of Counsel

T 813.273.5000
F 813.273.5145
D 302.509.4634
Tampa 101 East Kennedy Blvd. Suite 4000 Tampa, Florida 33602

Jeffrey focuses his practice on financial restructuring and corporate reorganization and sports law. He has extensive experience representing all types of parties in many of the largest restructurings in the United States since the 1990’s. Jeffrey has been a part owner of a minor league baseball team since 2014 and currently is the chair of the ABA’s Sports Law Committee. In addition, he is pursuing a graduate degree in Sports Management at Georgetown University.

Some of Jeffrey's career highlights include the representation of Major League Baseball in the Los Angeles Dodgers case and a bidder in the Dallas Stars restructuring. He has significant experience in representing distressed companies going through reorganization, as well as ad hoc creditor committees and other senior parties in some of the largest cases in Delaware, including Washington Mutual and Energy Future Holdings.

  • Background

    Before joining GrayRobinson, Jeffrey was an equity partner at an AmLaw 100 firm and served as Chairman of a former firm. Prior to attending law school, he worked at the Federal Reserve and a large commercial bank. Jeffrey has a graduate degree in Economics.

    Jeffrey also serves as an adjunct professor of law at the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary.

  • Education
    • University of Pennsylvania, B.A.
    • University of Delaware, M.A.
    • Georgetown University, Sports Industry Management, M.A.
    • College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, J.D.
  • Admissions
    • Florida
    • Delaware
    • District of Columbia
    • Pennsylvania
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, District of Delaware
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
    • American Bar Association
      • Chair, Sports Law Committee
    • Delaware State Bar Association
    • Pennsylvania State Bar Association
    • Society of American Baseball Research
    • Sports Law Association
    • ABI
    • AIRA
    • Bar Association of the Third Federal Circuit

  • Civic
    • Delaware Historical Society
      • Board of Directors
    • Grand Opera House
      • Board of Directors; Secretary
    • Westover Hills Civic Association
      • Past President
    • Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
      • National Advisory Council
    • CCCH
      • Past Chair, Building and Grounds Committee
    • The Delaware Lawyer
      • Board of Editors
    • William and Mary Law School Reunion Committee
      • Past Co-Chair
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell
    • Chambers USA
      • Delaware, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, 2010-2022
  • Insights
    • "Social Justice Intersecting with Sports: Is It Right?" American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Hybrid Spring Meeting, April 1, 2022