Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce the naming of three partners at its recent annual meeting.
Stephen Drobny is a member of the Creditors’ Rights/Bankruptcy Practice Group. His experience in bankruptcy matters includes representing secured creditors, debtors, trustees and committees in complex Chapter 11, 7 and 13 cases. Mr. Drobny served as a law clerk to the Honorable W. Richard Lee of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California from 2002 to 2003. He received his J.D. from Boston College of Law in 2002.
Eric C. Reed is a member of the Business Litigation Practice Group. Mr. Reed helps prosecute and/or defend banks, creditors and other companies in financially-related cases. He also works for plaintiffs or defendants in disputes involving the automotive industry.
Prior to joining Shutts & Bowen, Mr. Reed gained trial experience as an Assistant State Attorney in the Ninth Judicial Circuit in Orange County, Florida. Before attending law school, he was a Territory Manager for a national consumer product company. This post helped him gain an understanding of corporate management and sales. He received his J.D. from Barry University School of Law in 2002.
Sally Woodward is a member of the Corporate Department and represents public and private companies and entrepreneurs in all facets of general business and corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, business contracts, business transactions, joint ventures, corporate governance, franchise and labor and employment matters. Ms. Woodward’s clients include both domestic and international persons and entities. Ms. Woodward has significant experience in the restaurant and hospitality, auto dealership, defense, homeland security, chemical, agricultural products, fertilizer, metals, mining and manufacturing industries. She graduated from Stetson College of Law in 2003.