Benjamin Gibson, a partner in Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Tallahassee office, spoke to business leaders about Florida’s changing legal climate during the Enterprise Florida, Inc. Board of Directors Meeting on March 4, 2021.
During the meeting’s General Counsel report, Ben spoke about the evolving legal landscape in Florida, how it has shaped the current business climate and how that has impacted the barriers to doing business in Florida. He also discussed what the changing legal climate means for companies currently in Florida and those looking to expand or relocate to Florida. The meeting was recorded and televised by The Florida Channel.
Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) is a public-private partnership between Florida’s business and government leaders and is the principal economic development organization for Florida. EFI’s mission is to expand and diversify the state’s economy through job creation. According to the organization, EFI’s activities have championed Florida as the premier location for business expansion and relocation, created a renewed interest both nationally and internationally in Florida as a top state for business, and resulted in a significant number of new jobs and capital investments.
About Benjamin J. Gibson
Ben Gibson is a partner in the Tallahassee office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is Vice-Chair of the Appellate practice group. Ben represents clients facing high-stakes legal issues at the intersection of business, politics, and government. His statewide practice focuses on representing corporate, political, and government clients in appellate, litigation, and administrative matters as well as government affairs.