Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that Arthur J. Menor, Managing Partner of the West Palm Beach office and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, has been appointed as Chair of the Economic Council of Palm Beach County, Inc. His term began on January 1, 2021.
The Economic Council of Palm Beach County’s mission is to create an environment in Palm Beach County that helps business prosper. To achieve this goal, the Economic Council promotes prudent economic growth; advocates for the quality of life in Palm Beach County; encourages the principles of good government and good citizenship; takes an active interest in the civic, cultural and social welfare of the county and the state; provides a forum for the open discussion of matters of public interest; and seeks to inspire service-minded citizens to serve their community.
Art has been active in the Economic Council since 2003 and has served as a member of the Executive Committee since 2007. Art has helped address affordable housing problems by contributing to comprehensive policy changes, having worked with the Economic Council to establish the Housing Leadership Council. He later was honored with the “Heroes of Housing” award by the Housing Leadership Council.
About Arthur J. Menor
Arthur J. Menor is the Managing Partner of the West Palm Beach office of Shutts & Bowen LLP. He is a member of the firm's Executive Committee and Chairman of the Real Estate Leasing Practice Group. A nationally recognized real estate lawyer, Art has over 40 years of experience in all facets of commercial real estate, focusing on commercial leasing and the acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate. He advises landlords and tenants in various aspects of the leasing process and also counsels developers, investors, and lenders. As a seasoned veteran, Art has worked on real estate projects of all sizes and has mastered his craft in improving the lease drafting and negotiation processes, including using technology to build and customize high-quality leasing documents in a cost-effective manner.