Michelle Humes Featured in Spotlight on Flex by the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance


Michelle Humes, a partner in the Orlando office of Shutts & Bowen was featured in the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance’s Spotlight on Flex. The monthly feature showcases professionals from member organizations who exemplify personal and professional success while working a flexible schedule.

Michelle spoke on the benefits of a flexible schedule and its importance on a healthy work-life balance. When she began attending law school, she was the assistant to the firm’s Construction Litigation Practice Group Leader. With the support of the firm, she continued to work full time and began the evening law school program at Barry University. After graduating, Michelle was hired as an associate in the Construction Litigation Practice Group and after three years, transitioned to the Real Estate Practice Group.

“Flex gives me the ability to complete my work whether or not I’m in the office and has allowed me to thrive professionally. Flex also allows me to spend quality time with my family and keep the balance I need to be happy and, in turn, successful,” said Michelle.

The firm joined the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance in March 2018.

To read Michelle’s full interview, click here.

About Michelle Humes

Michelle Humes is a partner in the Orlando office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the Real Estate Practice Group. Michelle focuses her practice on real estate development, where she represents lenders, developers and owners in negotiating and drafting documents and approvals for the purchase, sale, leasing, financing and development of real estate. She has represented owners with negotiating and drafting construction contracts.

About Diversity & Flexibility Alliance

The Diversity & Flexibility Alliance is a think tank dedicated to creating work environments centered on inclusion and innovative thought leadership. The Alliance provides practical solutions that increase organizational effectiveness and create high performance cultures advancing diversity and flexibility.

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