Shutts & Bowen Partner Brendan Aloysius Barry Elected to New York Law School Alumni Association’s Board of Directors

June 26, 2019

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL ­– June 26, 2019 – Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that partner Brendan Aloysius Barry was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the New York Law School (NYLS) Alumni Association.

Woodrow Pollack and Steven Greenberg Recognized by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine as 2019 IP Stars

June 26, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP Partners Woodrow “Woody” Pollack and Steven M. Greenberg have been named 2019/2020 Florida IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine, recognizing the top practitioners in private practice for patent and trademark capabilities in the annual publication. This honor ranks Woody and Steven as outstanding individuals in their field as determined by IP Stars, the leading intellectual property (IP) specialist guide.

Florida Trend Recognizes Shutts & Bowen Attorneys as Florida’s Legal Elite 2019

June 24, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that 20 attorneys have been recognized as Florida’s Legal Elite 2019 by Florida Trend, an award-winning business publication offering regionally-based stories and reporting with statewide impact.

Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce Appoints Paul Scheck to Board of Advisors

June 21, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP Orlando Partner Paul Scheck has been appointed as a Board Advisor to the Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce, with his term beginning in July of 2019. This prestigious appointment coincides with Paul’s 20th year as an active Chamber member.

Matthew Sackel Recognized by the South Florida Business Journal

June 21, 2019

Fort Lauderdale partner Matthew Sackel has been recognized by the South Florida Business Journal as a 40 Under 40 honoree. Matthew will be honored at the publications 40 Under 40 event, which will be held on August 2nd at Jungle Island in Miami.

James Timko Speaks at the Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association’s 27th Annual Seminar

June 19, 2019

On June 14, 2019, Shutts & Bowen LLP Orlando Partner James Timko spoke at the 27th Annual Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association’s (CFBLA) Seminar & State of the District Event.

Eric Reed Hosts Golf Tournament for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida

June 18, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP Orlando Partner Eric Reed hosted the Annual Father’s Day Golf Tournament at Eagle Creek Golf Club. Shutts was a sponsor of the 120 person field, proudly helping the event raise funds for The Ronald McDonald House Charites® of Central Florida.

Daria Pustilnik Re-Appointed to The Florida Bar Journal/News Editorial Board

June 18, 2019

West Palm Beach attorney Daria Pustilnik has been re-appointed by the President-Elect of the Florida Bar to serve on The Florida Bar Journal/News Editorial Board. Daria’s term for this competitively pursued appointment begins July 1, 2019.

Shutts & Bowen LLP Selected to Represent the City of Miami as Outside Counsel in Beckham Soccer Stadium Transaction

June 17, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that the City of Miami has selected the law firm to act as its outside real estate counsel on a proposed transaction for the development of a soccer stadium and mixed-use project to be located on 73 acres of City land. The proposed stadium complex would be named Freedom Park and would be the future home of David Beckham’s Major League Soccer (MLS) team, Inter Miami CF. 

Shutts & Bowen Celebrates Christine Valls

June 14, 2019

Arthur J. Furia, an international business partner in Shutts & Bowen’s Miami office, recently hosted a private luncheon on behalf of the firm to welcome American Airlines’ Christine Valls and celebrate her promotion at American.

Shutts & Bowen and Partner Ed Patricoff Sponsor the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute’s 15th Anniversary Gala

June 12, 2019

Ed Patricoff and Shutts & Bowen sponsored and attended the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute’s (CHLI) 15th Annual Gala & Leadership Awards held in Washington, D.C., on May 15. This event celebrates CHLI’s impact and accomplishments as it honors those leaders who have significant influence on the U.S. Hispanic and Portuguese communities. The Gala brings together a powerful audience of elected and appointed officials; civic, international and diplomatic leaders; and Fortune 500 executives.

Arthur Menor at United Way of Palm Beach County ‘Simply the Best’ Awards Ceremony

June 12, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP proudly sponsored the United Way of Palm Beach County’s Annual ‘Simply the Best’ Awards Ceremony at the Kravis Center for Performing Arts on May 14, where more than 400 of the organization’s longtime supporters gathered in recognition of outstanding contributors and the United Way’s 90th Anniversary.

Brett Renton Speaks at 8th Annual Circuit Court and Litigation Boot Camp

June 11, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP Orlando Partner Brett Renton presented at the eighth annual Circuit Court Boot Camp: The Nuts and Bolts, produced by Pincus Professional Education on June 7, 2019. For eight years, the Circuit Court Boot Camp has imparted wisdom not taught in law school to students and new attorneys on the skills, practical advice and insight from distinguished professionals and sitting judges.

Daniel Barsky Appointed to the Bates College Alumni Council

June 07, 2019

Miami partner Daniel Barsky has been appointed to the Bates College Alumni Council. His term begins on July 1, 2019.

James Timko Moderates Craft Brewery Panel

June 07, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP Partner James Timko served as a Moderator for the ‘What’s Brewing’ live panel at Turnaround Management Association’s (TMA) Southeast Regional Conference. Guiding panelists who serve as experts in the craft brewery industry, James led the discussion on the challenges and travails of the booming business.

Shutts & Bowen Sponsors MDFAWL 39th Annual Installation & Awards Dinner

June 06, 2019

Shutts & Bowen sponsored the Florida Association for Women Lawyers Miami-Dade Chapter’s (MDFAWL) 39th Annual Installation & Awards Dinner on June 4, 2019. The dinner commemorated the centennial of the passage  of the Nineteenth Amendment, giving women the right to vote, and celebrated trailblazing women who fought and continue to fight for gender equality. Miami partner Kristin Drecktrah Paz was installed as Secretary of MDFAWL.

Shutts & Bowen Among Top 25 Firms on 2019 AmLaw Diversity Scorecard

June 06, 2019

Shutts & Bowen has again been recognized as a diverse organization, this time ranking among the American Lawyer Diversity Scorecard’s Top 25 Firms in the country. Landing at No. 19 nationally, Shutts took the No. 1 spot amongst Florida firms.

Charla Burchett Recognized by SRQ Magazine

June 05, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP Sarasota Partner Charla Burchett was recently recognized by SRQ Magazine’s Daily update for her fourth consecutive year as a Florida Super Lawyer.

66 Shutts & Bowen Attorneys Selected for 2019 Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Stars

June 04, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that 66 partners and attorneys have been honored as 2019 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

Shutts Ft. Lauderdale Partner Honored with Nominations for Board Certification Awards

May 31, 2019

Sandra was nominated for the 2019 Award for Excellence in the Promotion of Board Certification, as well as the 2019 Justice Harry Lee Anstead Award for Florida Bar Board Certified Lawyer of the Year.

Shutts & Bowen Advances for Fifth Consecutive Year in AmLaw 200 Rankings

May 30, 2019

Shutts & Bowen was ranked No. 159 in the 2019 American Lawyer’s (AmLaw) list of top grossing law firms in the country, jumping ten spots higher in the rankings since 2017. The 2019 rankings marks the fifth consecutive year that Shutts has climbed the AmLaw 200 ladder, from No. 174 in 2014 to No. 162 in 2018.

Shutts & Bowen Attorneys Sworn In as Foundation Board Members, OCBA Treasurer

May 24, 2019

Orlando partners Eric Reed and Brett Renton were formally sworn in as leadership members at the Orange County Bar Association’s (OCBA) 2018-2019 ‘Installation of Officers and Awards Luncheon,’ on May 24, 2019.

Stephen K. Putnoki-Higgins Published on WealthManagement.com

May 23, 2019

Tampa attorney Stephen J. Putnoki-Higgins was recently published in the wealth and estate planning section of WealthManagement.com. His article, titled “Proceeds of ILIT Policy Not Included in Trustee-Beneficiary’s Estate,” discusses IRS Private Letter Ruling 201919002, which was released on May 10, 2019.

Shutts & Bowen Showcases Legal Careers for At-Risk Elementary Students in Broward County

May 22, 2019

Attorneys from Shutts & Bowen’s Fort Lauderdale office participated with more than 70 local businesses to share potential careers with students at Dillard Elementary School’s 6th Annual Career City.

Shutts & Bowen Tampa Office Recognized Again as one of 2019’s ‘Best Places to Work’

May 16, 2019

The Tampa Bay Business Journal has recognized Shutts & Bowen for the second time as a ‘2019 Best Place to Work’ top honoree in the large business category.

Justin Guido Featured in the Daily Business Review

May 14, 2019

Miami attorney Justin Guido was recently featured on the Daily Business Review.

Edward O’Sheehan Appointed to Florida Bar’s Military Affairs Committee

May 10, 2019

Fort Lauderdale partner Edward O’Sheehan has been appointed by the Florida Bar president to serve on the Military Affairs Committee. Edward’s term for this competitively pursued appointment begins July 1, 2019.

Deedee Bitran Featured on the Daily Business Review

May 09, 2019

Fort Lauderdale attorney Deedee Bitran was recently featured on the Daily Business Review.

Lauren Stricker Appointed to Florida Bar’s Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee

May 09, 2019

Tampa partner Lauren L. Stricker has been appointed by the Florida Bar president to serve on Florida’s Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee. Her term for this competitively pursued appointment begins July 1, 2019.

Kimberly Prior Recognized by DBR for Professional Excellence

May 06, 2019

Miami partner Kimberly Prior was recognized as a 2019 On the Rise honoree by the Daily Business Review. Kimberly will be honored at the publication’s Professional Excellence awards event to be held on May 23 at the Rusty Pelican Miami.