Full service law firm Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that Rikki Lober Bagatell has joined the firm as a Partner in their Corporate Practice Group resident in the firm’s West Palm Beach office.
Ms. Bagatell represents domestic and foreign clients in connection with the purchase and sale of businesses; the formation of business entities and joint ventures; strategic planning and compliance matters; private offerings of securities and venture capital transactions; contracts; split-ups; and general corporate matters. Ms. Bagatell also has extensive experience in the area of sophisticated commercial real estate transactions, including all phases of real estate acquisitions, development, financing, including tax credit financing, leasing and dispositions.
Ms. Bagatell received her J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law in 2000 and her B.A. from Cornell University in History, with distinction in all subjects. She is a member of the Florida Bar and the Louisiana Bar.
In commenting on the hiring of Bagatell, Art Menor, Managing Partner of the West Palm Beach Office of Shutts & Bowen, said: “We are very pleased to add a lawyer of Rikki Bagatell’s caliber to our West Palm Beach office. We have been very fortunate to add nine top notch lawyers in West Palm Beach in the last 18 months. Rikki’s skill set complements the practice mix we are seeking to achieve in our strategic plan for the office and adding her to our roster is a significant step in realizing on that plan.”