Shutts & Bowen Names Five New Partners

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Shutts & Bowen LLP named five new partners during its annual meeting.

“We are proud of the exceptional attorneys who we promoted to partners this year,” said Managing Partner Micky Grindstaff. “This diverse group of individuals has made extraordinary contributions to the firm. We welcome their fresh perspectives and varied backgrounds and look forward to their continued success.”

Michelle L. Humes is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group in Orlando. She 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 received her J.D. from Barry University School of Law and her B.B.A. from Stetson University.

Elizabeth M. Jones is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group in West Palm Beach. Elizabeth focuses her practice on a wide range of Florida real estate issues, including the acquisition, disposition, and financing of all types of commercial property, development, and entitlement of residential, multi-family, and office properties. She received her J.D. from Nova Southeastern University and her B.B.A. from Florida Atlantic University.

Marcela Lozano is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation and International Dispute Resolution Practice Groups in Miami. Marcela has experience representing a wide range of Latin American and other foreign clients in the United States as well as domestic clients in international transaction and litigation matters, including civil asset forfeiture defense, regulatory compliance and financial services. She received her J.D. from the University of Florida and her B.A. from the University of Central Florida.

David E. Rodrigues Gonçalves is a member of the firm’s Corporate Practice Group in Miami. David focuses his practice on complex corporate and transactional matters in the US and Latin America from both the law firm and in-house counsel perspective. He received his J.D. from the University of Miami.

Ella A. Shenhav is a member of the Business Litigation Practice Group in Tampa. Ella focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, including contract disputes and non-compete agreements, drawing on her experience in state and federal courts, as well as bankruptcy litigation, and cases involving the Fair Debt Collections Practice Act and Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act.

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Shutts & Bowen, established in 1910, is a full-service business law firm with approximately 270 lawyers located in eight offices across Florida.

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