Erik Matheney Appointed to Eleventh Circuit Lawyers Advisory Committee


Erik Matheney Appointed to Eleventh Circuit Lawyers Advisory Committee

Erik Matheney, a partner in Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Tampa office, was recently appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit’s Lawyers Advisory Committee.

Appointed by Judge William Pryor, Chief Judge of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Erik will serve on the Lawyers Advisory Committee, which provides guidance to the Court on proposed revisions to the Court’s rules and internal operating procedures.  In this capacity, if any revisions to the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Council Rules are proposed, the Lawyers Advisory Committee will be asked to comment provide on those proposed revisions.

Active in professional and Bar-related activities, Erik is the treasury of the Hillsborough County Bar Foundation, a member of the Florida Bar’s Standing Committee on Professionalism, and a member of a Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee.

About Erik R. Matheney

Erik Matheney is a partner in the Tampa office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Business Litigation Practice Group. A Martindale-Hubbell AV® rated litigator, Erik has been named one of the Best Lawyers in America® in commercial litigation, white-collar criminal defense and personal injury litigation. He focuses on governmental compliance and complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts. He has represented clients in a wide variety of commercial disputes, including claims involving fraud, breach of contract, class actions, partnership disputes, trade secrets, common law fraud, and commercial torts. Erik has also represented clients in white-collar criminal matters, including defending qui tam actions, and addressing federal and state regulatory compliance issues. Prior to joining the firm, he served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Middle District of Florida. Erik has tried over 70 jury trials, and has been involved in arbitration and substantive evidentiary hearings matters.

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