Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that Michael J. Quinn, a partner in the Orlando office, has graduated from Class 97 of Leadership Orlando, a program of the Orlando Economic Partnership. Michael was recruited to join the program as an emerging leader within Central Florida, benefitting from the experiential curriculum to better serve the community.
The nine month program included sessions in Orange, Osceola, Polk, Volusia, and Brevard counties where Leadership Orlando Class 97 met with local leaders and examined the emerging industries and trends that will shape the future of Central Florida. Class 97 also focused on the many challenges facing the expanding Central Florida community, including needs for public transportation and infrastructure, education, and economic opportunity. According to the organization, Leadership Orlando has carried the banner of building leaders for tomorrow since 1975 and is one of the oldest and largest community leadership programs in the country. With over 5,000 program graduates, Leadership Orlando alumni include many of today’s leaders, including elected law officials and influential CEOs.
Leadership Orlando is a program established by the Orlando Economic Partnership, and has provided business and community leaders with the opportunity to explore the Central Florida and build lasting relationships with professional peers for over 40 years. The Orlando Economic Partnership is a public-private, not-for-profit economic and community development organization that works to advance broad-based prosperity by strengthening Orlando’s economy, amplifying Orlando’s story, championing regional priorities, empowering community leaders and building a brilliant region.
To learn more about Leadership Orlando, and Class 97, click here.
About Michael J. Quinn
Michael J. Quinn is a Partner in the Orlando office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Business Litigation Practice Group. Michael advises public and private companies regarding complex business issues, regulatory matters and commercial litigation. He has represented clients in a variety of sectors, including the hospitality industry, commercial real estate, transportation and consumer products. As part of his regulatory practice, Michael has represented companies in matters brought before various State Attorneys general, consumer affairs divisions, and other regulatory agencies. As a member of the firm’s Business Litigation Practice Group, Michael has represented clients in both state and federal court on complex business matters. Michael’s current focus includes work as part of a team that protects clients from “corporate cyber fraud” and other forms of unfair competition. In this capacity, Michael has investigated instances where current or prospective customers have been diverted as a result of deceptive online marketing and SEO techniques, as well as other methods.