U.S. News – Best Lawyers® names Shutts & Bowen to its Best Law Firms List


U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® named Shutts & Bowen to its 2017 “Best Law Firms” ranking list.

The “Best Law Firms” list recognizes firms for their professional excellence and consistently compelling ratings from clients and peers. In order to rank in the list, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, which acknowledges the top 4 percent of practicing U.S. attorneys. Shutts & Bowen had 60 of its lawyers selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for 2017.

Firms are ranked on a national and metropolitan scale by tiers. Each tier designation is a reflection of respect a firm has earned for its abilities, professionalism and integrity among other lawyers and clients in the same community or practice area.

Shutts & Bowen received the following national tier listings:

National Tier 1

  • Real Estate Law

National Tier 2

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation - Banking & Finance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law

National Tier 3

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Tax Law

Download a full list of Shutts & Bowen’s tier report here.


The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in the 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© list for that particular location and specialty.

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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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