Shutts & Bowen Attracts Former Greenberg Traurig Miami Appellate Chair

August 23, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its Appellate Practice Group with the addition of new partner Julissa Rodriguez. She joins Shutts in Miami from Greenberg Traurig, where she served as Chair of its Miami Appellate Department and a member of its National Appellate Practice.

Amanda Buffinton Speaks at the 3rd Annual ‘Insurance in the Construction Industry’ Seminar

August 21, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP Tampa partner Amanda B. Buffinton was a featured speaker at the 3rd Annual ‘Insurance in the Construction Industry Seminar,’ hosted by The Seminar Group, Legal and Professional Education.

Shutts & Bowen Recovers in Excess of $49 Million USD from the Republic of Angola for U.S.-based LS Energia

August 16, 2019

MIAMI, Fla. – August 15, 2019 – Shutts & Bowen is pleased to announce that it has settled in full a civil case brought on behalf of its client LS Energia — a U.S.-based company that designs, builds and operates electric power plants throughout the world — against the Angolan government for a total amount in excess of $49 million USD.

Shutts & Bowen Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in Best Lawyers in America 2020; 8 Partners Selected as ‘Lawyer of the Year’

August 15, 2019

Shutts and Bowen is proud to announce 86 lawyers were recognized by their peers for inclusion in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Several partners were also selected as a “Lawyer of the Year” for the upcoming edition.

Frederick O’Malley Appointed as Chair of ALA’s Large Firm Administrators (“LFA”) Steering Committee

August 12, 2019

Frederick O’Malley, Chief Operating Officer of Shutts & Bowen, was appointed as Chair of the Large Firm Administrators Steering Committee at the Association of Legal Administrators (“ALA”) Large Firm Principal Administrators Retreat held August 1-3 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Lauren Stricker Mentioned in the Business Law Section of the Florida Bar

August 12, 2019

Tampa partner Lauren Stricker authored a blog post in the Business Law Section of the Florida Bar titled “Eleventh Circuit Joins the Majority: Time-Barred Debt Collection + Implicit Threat of Litigation = Plausible FDCPA Claim.”

Shutts & Bowen Ranked Among Top Central Florida Law Firms by OBJ

August 09, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to have been ranked among the top Central Florida law firms by the Orlando Business Journal (OBJ) in separate 2019 lists, including “Central Florida’s Largest Litigation Law Firms” and “Central Florida’s Largest Intellectual Property Law Firms.”

Peter Abreu Recognized as SFBW Apogee Awards Honoree

August 09, 2019

Peter Abreu, Chief Information Officer for Shutts & Bowen, was recognized as a South Florida Business and Wealth Apogee Awards… Continue Reading Peter Abreu Recognized as SFBW Apogee Awards Honoree

My Summer Associate Experience: Robert Secrist

August 09, 2019

Our 2019 Summer Clerkship Program brought four law students for an intellectually challenging and professionally gratifying experience. Nearing the end of the program, the students agreed to share a few of the highlights from their summer. Here is what Robert had to say about his summer at Shutts.

My Summer Associate Experience: Sarah Morgado

August 08, 2019

Our 2019 Summer Clerkship Program brought four law students for an intellectually challenging and professionally gratifying experience. Nearing the end of the program, the students agreed to share a few of the highlights from their summer. Here is what Sarah had to say about her summer at Shutts.

My Summer Associate Experience: Jordan Castroverde

August 07, 2019

Our 2019 Summer Clerkship Program brought four law students to Shutts for an intellectually challenging and professionally gratifying experience. Nearing the end of the program, the students agreed to share a few of the highlights from their summer. Here is what Jordan had to say about his summer at Shutts.

My Summer Associate Experience: Matthew Casbarro

August 06, 2019

Our 2019 Summer Clerkship Program brought four law students to Shutts for an intellectually challenging and professionally gratifying experience. Nearing the end of the program, the students agreed to share a few of the highlights from their summer. Here is what Matthew had to say about his summer at Shutts.

Larry Glick Featured in the LEAP Newsletter

July 31, 2019

Miami partner Larry Glick was featured in the LEAP newsletter’s Volunteer Spotlight.

Tiffany Comprés Selected as a DRC Arbitrator

July 31, 2019

Miami partner Tiffany Comprés has been selected to join the Fruit & Vegetable Dispute Resolution Corporation’s roster of arbitrators.

Alexander Tachmes Comments on Zoning Issue in The Real Deal

July 29, 2019

On July 24, the Miami Beach City Commission Land Use Committee endorsed a proposal to make the International Inn in Miami Beach a historic landmark.

Shutts & Bowen Ranked Among Best Firms for Minority Attorneys by Law360

July 29, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce its ranking in Law360’s 2019 Diversity Snapshot, a report compiled from the headcounts of over 300 U.S. firms as of December 31, 2018. Affirming Shutts’ longstanding commitment to diversity, the Law360 Snapshot ranks the firm No. 3 among its tiered group (150-299 attorneys).

Keegan Berry Certified as a Specialist in Construction Law

July 26, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that attorney Keegan A. Berry has been certified as a specialist by The Florida Bar in Construction Law. Board Certification is a distinction which only seven percent of eligible Florida Bar members hold.

Tampa Partners Speak at Florida Chamber Foundation’s 2019 Environmental Conference

July 24, 2019

Tampa partners Deborah A. Getzoff and Meredith S. Delcamp were educational speakers at the Florida Chamber Foundation’s 33rd Annual Environmental Permitting Summer School Conference, which is the largest and most successfully attended environmental conference in the state of Florida.

Aliette DelPozo Rodz and Kristin Drecktrah Paz Mentioned in Law360

July 17, 2019

Miami partners Aliette DelPozo Rodz and Kristin Drecktrah Paz were recently mentioned in Law360. The article, “Turkish Brothers Take $388M Award Fight to Federal Court,” discusses their removal to federal court of a lawsuit related to an ICC international arbitration award.

Kasey Feltner Appointed to Stetson College of Law Veterans Law Institute Advisory Board

July 16, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP Tampa attorney Kasey Feltner has been appointed to the Stetson College of Law Veterans Law Institute Advisory Board.

Shutts & Bowen Joins High-Profile Matrimonial Case as Lead Counsel

July 15, 2019

Shutts & Bowen, a Florida firm with a strong international practice that focuses heavily on high-profile litigation cases, announced today that it has been retained to act as legal counsel in the matrimonial case of Massa Cisneros vs. Guinand.

John Patterson Presents President’s Award at The Annual Florida Bar Foundation Dinner

July 12, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP Sarasota partner John Patterson recently presented the 2019 President’s Award for Excellence at The Florida Bar Foundation’s 43rd Annual Reception and Dinner.

Shutts & Bowen Partners Selected to Serve on Judicial Nominating Commissions

July 11, 2019

Governor Ron DeSantis recently announced appointments and reappointments to Florida’s Judicial Nominating Commissions (JNCs). These include several Shutts & Bowen partners.

Sidney C. Calloway Elected Board Chairman of Urban League of Broward County

July 09, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP Fort Lauderdale Partner Sidney C. Calloway has been appointed by the Urban League of Broward County to serve as Chair to the Board of Directors.

Lauren Stricker Published in the Hillsborough County Bar Association’s LAWYER Magazine

July 02, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP Partner Lauren Stricker authored the article “Florida Bankruptcy Courts Limit Florida Debtor’s Homestead Exemption” for the summer 2019 edition of Hillsborough County Bar Association’s LAWYER Magazine.

Hillary Thompson selected to the ATHENA NextGen Class of 2019

July 02, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP Attorney Hillary J. Thompson has been selected by ATHENA Orlando Women’s Leadership to the roster of the ATHENA NextGen Class of 2019.

Joseph Goldstein Selected to 2019 Leadership Florida Class

July 01, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP Fort Lauderdale Managing Partner Joseph M. Goldstein has been selected to the 2019-2020 Leadership Florida Cornerstone Program for the Gold Coast Region. As a member of the XXXVIII class roster, Joseph will participate in the nine month educational program that consists of multiple two and three-day sessions held in cities across the state.

Sandra Krumbein Appointed as Chair of the Condominium and Planned Development Law Certification Review Committee

June 28, 2019

As Chair of this Committee, Sandra will support the mission of The Real Property, Probate and Trust Law (RPPTL) Section of the Florida Bar in their efforts to encourage members to become Board Certified specialists in legal areas including Condominium and Planned Development Law.

Shutts & Bowen’s Commitment to Diversity Featured in the Daily Business Review

June 28, 2019

Shutts & Bowen was featured in the June 27 Daily Business Review Law Firm Diversity Special Report. According to the report, Shutts & Bowen is the second most diverse firm of Florida’s eight largest law firms. The firm ranked 19th in the country, according to data from The American Lawyer’s 2019 Diversity Scorecard.

Charla Burchett Featured in Sarasota Magazine’s Women of Influence 2019

June 27, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP Partner Charla Burchett has been featured in Sarasota Magazine as one of 2019’s Women of Influence. Charla, in addition to forty other influential women, was selected for the feature thanks to her presence as an inspiring and successful female leader in the Sarasota area for the past 30 years.