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  • Columbia University, LLB, 1965
  • Hollins College, A.B., 1962

Practice Areas

  • Business & Corporate
  • Tax
  • Estate Planning Trusts & Probate

Court Admissions

  • All Florida State Courts
  • All New York State Courts
  • All New Jersey State Courts

Bar Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association

Professional Memberships

  • Florida Council of 100, Member
  • Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Past President of Board of Governors
  • Committee of 100, Past Chairman
  • Hillsborough County Hospital Authority, Past Chairman
  • Hillsborough County Aviation Authority, Past Chairman
  • Constitution Revision Commission (Member of 1978)
  • Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Group (Member of 1990)

Professional Recognition

  • Tampa Bay’s Top Lawyers by Tampa Bay Magazine
  • Stella Thayer has been selected by Tampa Bay Business Journal readers and editorial staff to be featured in the 2004 Who’s Who in Business in the Tampa Bay area. Ms. Thayer was one of just 25 business people selected in the field of law.
  • James M. “Red” McEwen Memorial Award (1985)
  • Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Committee of 100, Hall of Fame Award (1987)
  • Executive Woman of the Year, Network of Executive Women (1988)
  • Co-Recipient of Top Management Award, Sales and Marketing Executives of Tampa (1989)
  • AV Preeminent Peer Rating by Martindale Hubbell