Shutts & Bowen Partner Brendan Aloysius Barry Elected to New York Law School Alumni Association's Board of Directors


FORT LAUDERDALE, FL ­– June 26, 2019 – Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that partner Brendan Aloysius Barry was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the New York Law School (NYLS) Alumni Association.

The NYLS Alumni Association, under the leadership of its Board of Directors, works in coordination with the law school to cultivate strong relationships with alumni through recognition of alumni achievements and contributions to the profession, by assisting with alumni fundraising efforts, and by providing educational and mentoring opportunities that benefit alumni and students alike.

“By accepting me into the class of 1994, NYLS provided me with an opportunity which I fully embraced and I have never forgotten,” said Brendan. “I am honored to be able to give back to a school and a community that has given me so much.”

NYLS Dean and President Anthony W. Crowell said Brendan is exactly the kind of individual the Alumni Association needs working on its behalf.  “Brendan is a shining example of what we hope all NYLS students will aspire to be: thoughtful, sophisticated, engaged, and successful,” he said. “We are excited to welcome him to the Alumni Association and look forward to him serving as an anchor of New York City’s sixth borough: South Florida.”

Brendan Aloysius Barry is a partner of Shutts & Bowen, is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Real Estate, has been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers in Mergers and Acquisitions, and is a Martindale-Hubbell AV® rated attorney.  He focuses his practice in commercial finance and represents owners, developers and lenders in the acquisition, development, finance, leasing and disposition of corporate assets and commercial real estate and has extensive experience in securitized lending, syndications, workouts, restructures, and foreclosures.

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About New York Law School

Founded in 1891, New York Law School (NYLS) is an independent law school located in Tribeca, the heart of New York City’s legal, government, financial, and emerging tech centers. Known as “New York’s law school,” NYLS embraces the city as its classroom by complementing a rigorous legal education with an innovative and diverse set of “uniquely New York” experiential learning opportunities. Since opening its doors, NYLS has produced graduates who have gone on to hold high elected and appointed office in the city, lead large and small firms, and gain broad recognition as captains of business and industry. Its renowned faculty of prolific scholars has built the School’s strength in key areas of the law, including business and financial services, intellectual property and privacy, and government and public interest law. NYLS has more than 18,000 graduates and currently enrolls 1,000 students in its full-time and part-time J.D. programs. The School also offers an advanced-degree program in Tax Law.

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