Shutts & Bowen's Tampa office was the presenting sponsor of the Taste of Westshore on Sunday, October 7. The Taste of Westshore offers an afternoon of unlimited food, wine, and beer tastings from some of the best restaurants and breweries all located in the Westshore neighborhood. A portion of all proceeds are donated to the Hillsborough Community College Foundation to fund scholarships for students in the culinary& hospitality programs.
“We are very excited that Shutts & Bowen is a part of the vibrant and growing Westshore Business District with its world class airport, restaurants, hotels, and sports venues; and its diverse array of exceptional businesses and talented professionals,” says Alan Higbee, the Managing Partner of Shutts & Bowen's Tampa office. “It is our honor and privilege to have been the Title Sponsor of the Taste of Westshore since its inception – we believe this event showcases some of the finest restaurants and beverage companies in the Tampa Bay area, and provides a great benefit to both The Westshore Alliance and the Hillsborough Community College Culinary Program."
Located within the city limits of Tampa, the Westshore district is Florida's largest office community. It is also home to numerous first class hotels, abundant meeting space, upcscale shopping, entertainment, and nearby residential areas. Westshore is at the geographic center of the fast growing Tampa/St. Petersburg/Clearwater market, making the resources of the entire market easily accessible. Tampa International Airport, rated one of the nation's best, is located right in Westshore.
Shutts & Bowen’s Tampa office was opened in 2006 with four lawyers practicing corporate law and litigation. Today, the office of nearly 30 attorneys represents clients nationally and internationally from Florida’s Gulf Coast in areas such as mergers and acquisitions, business litigation, intellectual property, estate planning, tax and hospital/health care issues.