Attorneys of Federated Law
Bryan Manno, Esq.
Managing Partner Licensed in Florida
Our firm is headed by Supervising Attorney Bryan Manno. Mr. Manno built Federated Law Group on his foundation of debt defense, collection litigation and insurance subrogation. With over 16 years of experience Mr. Manno has represented some of the country’s largest financial institutions in matters involving complex litigation and asset recovery. Mr. Manno has also successfully represented numerous individuals in both the collection of outstanding debts and in the defense of alleged debts. Mr. Manno received his undergraduate degree in Finance from the Indiana University Kelly School of Business in 1997 and his Juris Doctor from St. Thomas Law School in 2000. Mr. Manno is licensed to practice law in Florida before both the state courts of Florida and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Mr. Manno is a member of the Florida Creditors Bar Association (FLCBA).
Richard Russell, Esq.
Managing Partner Licensed in Florida, Georgia, Nevada and Utah
Richard Russell is a graduate of Brigham Young University’s law school. In addition, Mr. Russell is licensed to practice law in Florida, Georgia, Nevada, and Utah. Nearly half of his 30 years as an attorney has been in collection litigation and business development, opening numerous branch offices for multi-state law firms. Mr. Russell previously worked on South Florida environmental issues emphasizing Sunshine Law, public records, and FOIA litigation, and served in Oman as an Air Force JAG during the Gulf War. Richard Russell’s area of concentration at Federated Law Group involves litigation throughout Georgia and Florida.
Tina Gayle, Esq.
Licensed in Florida
Tina Gayle received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Virginia Tech in 1997 and her Juris Doctor from the Appalachian School of Law in 2000. She is the litigation department manager at Federated Law Group, PLLC. Ms. Gayle has over 13 years of experience primarily in collections as well as debt defense. Ms. Gayle is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida.
Ashley Moore, Esq.
Licensed in Florida
Ashley Moore received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Florida Atlantic University in 2011. She went on to earn her Juris Doctor from the Florida State University College of Law in 2015, where she was a member of the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society. During her law school career, Ms. Moore worked for the Florida Office of the Attorney General as a law clerk for the Complex Litigation and Eminent Domain units. She also served as a student attorney at the Public Interest Law Center’s Family Law Clinic, offering assistance to low income clients with family law issues.
Kristina B. Moehle, Esq.
Licensed in Florida, New Jersey, and New York
Kristina Moehle was born and raised in East Brunswick, NJ. She graduated from Lehigh University in 2012 Cum Laude. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Finance and Marketing, and minored in Psychology and German. During her college career, Ms. Moehle was the President of the Lehigh Marketing Club, President and Founder of the German Club, and a member of the Club Tennis team. She also held various board positions in her sorority, Alpha Phi. Ms. Moehle then received her Juris Doctorate in 2015 from New York Law School, where she was a member of the Business and Financial Law Center, and the Italian Law Society. During her law school career and the three years following graduation, she worked in both New Jersey and New York practicing divorce law. She specialized in high net worth divorce cases dealing with heavily contested equitable distribution issues. Ms. Moehle is admitted to practice law in the States of Florida, New Jersey, and New York. She is a member of the Young Lawyers’ Division of the Florida Bar and is admitted to the United States District Court of New Jersey. In her spare time, she is an avid tennis player, enjoys traveling throughout world, and shopping.
Fred G. Daniels, Esq.
Licensed in New Jersey and New York. Of Counsel
Fred G. Daniels was admitted to practice in New York in 1976. Mr. Daniels has a practice with an emphasis on commercial and real estate law. His practice involves plaintiff and defense litigation with respect to real estate developers, owners, operators, management companies and corporate clients on all issues arising out of rentals and leasing, as well as cooperatives and condominiums. The matters involve all types of eviction proceedings, ADA discrimination, warranty of habitability claims, fraud, tortious interference with contract, assault, wrongful termination and errors and omissions claims as well as environmental issues involving lead paint pollution and/or building violations.
Blake Oakes, Esq.
Licensed in Louisiana. Of Counsel
Blake Oakes serves as Louisiana counsel for Federated Law Group, PLLC. He specializes in collection law and creditor’s rights, but also has extensive experience in the areas of bankruptcy and commercial litigation. He has handled civil litigation for clients on a variety of matters with a particular expertise in recoveries on defaulted obligations, including notes, credit cards, open accounts and other consumer and commercial instruments. Mr. Oakes earned a B.A. in History from Louisiana State University and his J.D. from Southern University Law Center. His practice includes the entire state of Louisiana as he is admitted to practice before all Louisiana Courts, state and federal. He has presented at numerous seminars on various collection law topics, including: Pre-Judgment Activities, Investigating and Commencing an Action, Obtaining a Judgment, Ethical Issues and Defending Against FDCPA Claims. He is a member of the National Creditors Bar Association (NARCA) and the American Bar Association.