February 4, 2016 04:02 PM
Shutts & Bowen partners Joe Goldstein, Sally Woodward and Alan Higbee attended a luncheon held by the Greater Tampa Bay Chapter of Women In Defense (WID) at the Tampa Yacht & Country Club on Feb. 3. The event focused on corporate and personal legal issues impacting the defense industry and transitioning military members. Joe Goldstein presented a paper on the Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program for Federal Government Contracting. Sally Woodward, who is an officer with WID, attended and moderated the panel on the WOSB Program and Joint Ventures. Alan Higbee attended and promoted the firm’s growing federal government contracting practice.
The mission of Women in Defense cultivates and supports the advancement and recognition of women in national security. WID was established to provide women a formal environment for professional growth through networking, education and career development. As of Fall 2015, WID has 20 chapters throughout the nation. Women In Defense is an affiliate of the National Defense Industrial Association, a non-profit educational association representing all facets of the defense and technology industrial base and serving all military services. Learn more about WID on their website.
Shutts & Bowen, established in 1910, is a full-service business law firm with more than 270 lawyers in offices in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Orlando, Sarasota, Tallahassee, Tampa and West Palm Beach.