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Jeffrey S. Elkins is a partner in the Orlando office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Construction Litigation Practice Group.

Jeff represents clients in federal and state court at the trial and appellate levels. He counsels developers, contractors, material suppliers, design professionals, and sureties in disputes involving construction defect claims, delay claims, construction lien issues, and contract disputes. Additionally, Jeff assists corporations and individuals in a broad range of disputes involving complex commercial litigation, real estate litigation, commercial and residential landlord/tenant litigation, commercial and consumer collections, mortgage and lien foreclosures, insurance disputes, and tax issues.

Jeff has also been a speaker at seminars on construction litigation and commercial litigation.


  • Florida State University College of Law, cum laude, J.D. 2007
  • Florida State University College of Business, B.S., Finance, 2004

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Court Admissions

  • All Florida State Courts
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
    • Chair, An Afternoon at the State Courthouse
    • Chair, Law Clerk Liaison Committee
  • Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association


  • Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Business Litigation, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017


  • “Taking Depositions (Advanced CLE),” December 12, 2013
  • “The Use of Technology During Litigation: From Depositions to Trial,” October 12, 2013
  • “Notice to Owner Pitfalls and Lien Law,” September 12, 2012


  • Author, “What to Know about E-Service and the Future of E-Filing,” Orange County Bar Briefs
  • Author, “E-Discovery: The New Frontier of Discovery and What You Need to Know,” Orange County Bar Briefs