The Pines of Sarasota Foundation Board of Trustees welcomed attorney Charla M. Burchett as a member beginning January 2018. Burchett is a partner in the Sarasota office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the Trusts & Estates Practice Group.
William McCullough has rejoined Shutts & Bowen LLP as a partner in its Corporate Practice Group in the firm’s Miami office. Mr. McCullough, who previously practiced with Shutts & Bowen for about 20 years, returns after four years as a partner in the Miami office of Holland & Knight LLP.
Barbie Latza Nadeau, an investigative reporter for London’s The Times, recently visited the Miami office to interview partner Arthur Furia regarding the assassination of Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace for an article in its Sunday Times Magazine.
In an article published in the Daily Business Review, partner Alexander I. Tachmes and attorney Joshua J. Heller discuss three land use and local government trends that are likely to be prominent in the coming year.
In an article published in the Daily Business Review, Lazaro I. Vazquez and Francis E. Rodriguez discuss how U.S. anti-boycott laws can have consequences for those seeking to do business with foreign parties.
Lazaro Vazquez discusses the rise of the reverse-mortgage market in the September 2017 issue of the Wolters Kluwer Banking & Financial Services Policy Report in an article titled “Reverse Mortgages, Aging Baby Boomers, and Too Big to Fail.”
In an article published in the Defense Research Institute’s ERISA Report, Jerel Dawson and Michael Larmoyeux, Jr. explain how the new Department of Labor (“DOL”) regulations set to take effect on January 1, 2018, undermine the longstanding “exhaustion doctrine” for litigation concerning the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”).
Miami partner Dan Barsky will present during a Knowledge Group webinar titled “Determining Reasonable Royalty Damages: Fundamentals, Methodologies, and Key Issues Explored” on Friday, September 29, from 12 to 1:30 p.m.
Shutts & Bowen gained a victory for the 5 star Setai Hotel in Miami Beach. The trademark infringement case, Setai Hotel Acquisition LLC v. Miami Beach Luxury Rental Inc., which settled on Aug. 27, is expected to be a game-changer for brokers who are marketing and renting private condominium units in properties where branded hotels also operate.
Our 2017 Summer Clerkship Program brought four law students for an intellectually challenging and professionally gratifying experience. Alina Gomez, a Washington University School of Law student, shares her thoughts about the program with us.
Our 2017 Summer Clerkship Program brought four law students for an intellectually challenging and professionally gratifying experience. Sebastian Bohorquez, a Florida International University College of Law student, shares his experience.
Patricia A. Leonard, a partner in the West Palm Beach office of Shutts & Bowen, and Associate Colleen Smeryage garnered a victory for their client Colin Syquia in a dispute over the sale of a competitive show jumping horse named Vorst.