Fort Lauderdale, FL -- Shutts & Bowen is pleased to announce that Jeremy B. Shir has joined its Fort Lauderdale Office as a partner in the Land Use & Zoning Practice Group, an addition that will further expand the firm’s ability to address every facet of our clients’ real estate needs.
Shir focuses his practice in the areas of real estate, land use and zoning, representing developers, property owners, companies and investors to facilitate multifaceted projects throughout the real estate entitlement and permit processes. He has experience in obtaining development approvals and permits for matters related to site plan approvals, re-zonings, variances and conditional uses. He also has experience in successfully obtaining fine reductions and mitigating settlements on behalf of his clients. Shir has particular experience handling land use and zoning matters in Broward County.
Alexander Tachmes, Chair of the firm’s Land Use & Zoning Practice Group, said there is a high demand for well-positioned, strategic legal counsel to assist with groundbreaking developments in the South Florida region and Shir’s addition to the practice group will go far in helping the firm meet those needs.
“As Florida continues to experience a steady influx of residents, businesses, and investments, Jeremy’s proven experience advising clients on land use issues will be a great complement to our existing land use practice,” Tachmes said. “We look forward to his leadership and expertise as we continue to significantly expand our Land Use Practice Group capabilities throughout Florida.”
Shir is a member of the Greater Hollywood Chamber Government Affairs Committee and a Board Member of the Chamber’s Board of Directors as well as a Board Member of the Miami Beach Community Development Corporation. In addition, he is a former chair of the Broward Urban Land Institute’s Young Professionals Group.
He received his undergraduate degree from Washington University in Saint Louis and his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law.
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Shutts & Bowen, established in 1910, is a full-service business law firm with approximately 300 lawyers in offices in Ft. Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Sarasota, Tallahassee, Tampa, and West Palm Beach. Learn more about Shutts & Bowen at www.shutts.com.