Rice has tried cases in State, Federal and Bankruptcy Courts, both jury and non-jury, representing private litigants as well as Bankruptcy Trustees. Beginning in 2008, Rice has primarily represented lenders, including banks, hedge funds and private equity in workouts, restructurings and contested Chapter 11s. This work has resulted in the recovery by Rice’s clients of hundreds of millions of dollars of collateral, the successful dismissal of over fifteen Chapter 11 cases between 2008 and 2012 and countless restructurings. A list of clients with references and contact information is available subject to suitable confidentiality. Rice received his Bachelors of Arts degree from Quinnipiac College in Hamden, Connecticut. A Connecticut native, Rice moved to South Florida in 1973 to attend the University of Miami School of Law. He graduated three years later and began practicing with a commercial litigation firm in 1976.