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Stephen B. Gillman


Stephen B. Gillman has represented businesses involved in disputes for more than 30 years.  During his years handling antitrust and fraud cases for the federal government, he spent a considerable amount of time in court. He continues to litigate cases as a partner at Shutts & Bowen, where he is Co-Chairman of the Litigation Practice Group in the firm's Miami office.

Mr. Gillman represents his clients in mediations, arbitrations and trials in state or federal courts. He currently focuses on antitrust, banking and securities litigation. This work has included contract disputes, fraud, the Deceptive Trade Practices Act, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), and other issues.


Mr. Gillman began his career as a trial attorney for the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice. He then joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida, where he ultimately became Chief of the Fraud and Public Corruption Section for the Criminal Division. In this last position, Mr. Gillman oversaw investigations, indictments and prosecution of bank fraud and related offenses.


  • Martindale Hubbell A-V Rated
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, selected for inclusion in Commercial Litigation in 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015; Litigation Antitrust, Securities, Banking & Finance 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Florida Super Lawyers, selected for inclusion in Business Litigation in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015


  • University of Florida, J.D., with high honors, 1974
  • University of Florida, B.S.B.A., with honors, 1971

Bar Admissions

  • The Florida Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • New York Bar

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims


  • American Bar Association