U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Names Shutts & Bowen to Best Law Firms List

November 07, 2019

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the 10th consecutive year, collaboratively announced the release of the “Best Law Firms” rankings. Shutts & Bowen was named to the 2020 list.

Tiffany Comprés and FIU Co-Host International Arbitration Program

November 04, 2019

Miami partner Tiffany Comprés and Florida International University are co-hosting the “Intelligence about Arbitrators & the Future of International Arbitration” Program on November 12 beginning at 5:30 pm at the firm’s Miami office.

Michael Kaney Appointed to the Executive Leadership Team of Club Blue of The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida

October 08, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that Orlando attorney Michael Patrick Kaney has been appointed to the Executive Leadership Team of Club Blue, the Boys and & Girls Clubs of Central Florida’s (BGCCF) young professional association. The Executive Leadership Team is comprised of six emerging leaders who work to develop innovative and creative ways to grow Club Blue’s 75-year-old organization.

Bud Bennington Featured in the Orlando Business Journal

October 02, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP Orlando partner Bud Bennington was recently interviewed by the Orlando Business Journal and featured in the spotlight piece, “How longtime lawyer Bud Bennington and his firm are shaping the Orlando litigation scene.”

Eric Adams Speaks at National Business Institute Seminar on ‘The Rules of Evidence’

September 30, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP Tampa partner Eric S. Adams was recently featured as a distinguished faculty member by the National Business Institute (NBI) for a seminar on “The Rules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit (A Real-World Application of Evidence to Courtroom Events).”

Deedee Bitran Published in the Florida Bar’s Business Law Section Blog

September 24, 2019

Fort Lauderdale attorney Deedee Bitran was recently published in the Florida Bar’s Business Law Section Blog.

Deedee’s article, “Florida’s New Law Voids Certain Physician Non-Competition Agreements,” highlights a new addition to Florida’s non-competition law which significantly alters the enforceability of certain physician non-competition agreements. Section 542.336, Florida Statutes, provides that as of July 1, 2019, non-competition agreements entered into between specialist physicians and an entity which employs or contracts with all physicians of that specialty in a specific county are void and unenforceable. Deedee’s article advises “physician employers should be aware of the new law and seek legal counsel to assess the enforceability of their non-competition agreements.”

Erik Szabo Speaks at GOBA Construction Defects/Stucco Litigation Seminar

August 30, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP partner Erik F. Szabo recently presented at the Greater Orlando Builders Association’s (GOBA) Developers Council Construction Defects/Stucco Litigation Seminar, speaking on the “Anatomy of a Construction Defect Claim.”

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 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.

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Deedee Bitran Discusses Upcoming Supreme Court Rulings on Landmark LGBTQ Cases

April 26, 2019

Fort Lauderdale attorney Deedee Bitran was recently published in the Cornell Journal of Law & Public Policy.

Lauren Stricker selected as a 2019-2021 Fellow of the Florida Bar Business Law Section

April 25, 2019

Tampa partner Lauren Stricker has been selected as one of only eight lawyers to serve a two-year term in the Florida Bar Business Law Section’s Fellowship Program.

Miranda Lundeen Soto Installed As ABOTA Miami National Board Representative

April 25, 2019

Miami business litigation partner Miranda Lundeen Soto has been installed as an American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) National Board Representative for the Miami chapter.

Tampa Partners Recognized as Top Lawyers

April 02, 2019

Tampa partners Eric Page and Woody Pollack were included in TAMPA Magazine’s 2019 Top Lawyers list.

Miranda Lundeen Soto to Present at DCBA Bench & Bar

March 26, 2019

Miami partner Miranda Lundeen Soto is scheduled to present during the Dade County Bar Association Annual Bench & Bar conference. Miranda will present on the Voir Dire Panel.

Miranda Lundeen Soto to Present at the National Legal Malpractice Conference

March 19, 2019

Miami partner Miranda Lundeen Soto will participate in a panel discussion at the American Bar Association’s Spring 2019 National Legal Malpractice Conference.

Shutts Attorneys Selected for SFLG Top Lawyers List

March 19, 2019

The South Florida Legal Guide has published their annual list of Top Lawyers and Top Up and Comers in the region.

Mary Ruth Houston to Present at FBA Event

March 18, 2019

Orlando partner Mary Ruth Houston will participate in a panel discussion at the Orlando Chapter of the Federal Bar Association’s Business Law Committee’s March Lunch & Learn Series.