Kenneth W. Wright, a partner in Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Orlando office, was recently quoted by the Pensacola News Journal in an article discussing the City of Pensacola’s lawsuit against the manufacturers of per- and ...
Timothy Woodward, a partner in the Tampa office of Shutts & Bowen LLP and leader of the firm’s Construction practice group, recently participated in Law 360’s Coronavirus Q&A, discussing the pandemic’s impact on the ...
- 8.24.20Media Mention
Kimberly Prior and Daniel Stabile discussed several matters with E-Crypto News, including regulation concerns, private sector leadership, and diverging views concerning cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.
- 8.20.20RecognitionShutts & Bowen Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America® 2021 Edition; 6 Attorneys Selected as ‘Lawyer of the Year’
Shutts and Bowen is proud to announce that 122 attorneys were recognized by their peers for inclusion in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.
The Florida Legislature passed a bill in the 2020 session amending Section 689.01, Florida Statutes (known as the Statute of Conveyances) so that two witnesses will no longer be required for a lease of real property.[i] On June 27 ...
Michael A. Sjuggerud, a partner in Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Orlando office, will speak at an upcoming CAP Rate webinar for the Florida CCIM Chapter Central District on Wednesday, September 16, 2020.
- 8.18.20Speaking Engagement
Erik M. Hanson, an attorney in the Sarasota office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, will present “Changing Your Construction Contracts for COVID-19”to the Gulf Coast Builders Exchange via Zoom on Tuesday, August 18, 2020.
Paul J. Scheck, a partner in the Orlando office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, was recently quoted in an article by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) addressing the employee-relations considerations of altering vacation ...
Miami attorney Ashley Gantt has been recognized as one of Legacy Magazine South Florida’s 40 Under 40 Leaders of Today & Tomorrow.
- 8.12.20Media Mention
As more construction companies and contractors incorporate virtual and/or augmented reality in their projects, contractors using technologies beyond basic tools should budget for future patent issues so that the potential ...
- 8.11.20Media Mention
Hacking is becoming a bigger problem in commerce, politics and now litigation more than ever, as evidenced by numerous high profile lawsuits that have been filed around the country.
Affordable housing offers low-income individuals and families the ability to reside in quality rental properties at price points within their budgets, while also providing developers and investors with the opportunity to give ...
- 8.10.20Firm News
Fort Lauderdale partner Jamie Wasserman was appointed by the Board of Directors of the Leadership Broward Foundation to serve as General Counsel for the 2020-2021 program year. Jamie, who currently sits on the organization’s ...
- 8.7.20Firm News
Miami attorney Ryan McCarthy has been appointed to The Florida Bar’s Eleventh Circuit Grievance Committee “N.” His appointment began on August 1, 2020, for a three-year term.
- 8.4.20PublicationBlockchain and Digital Currency Attorneys Author First of its Kind Book: Digital Assets and Blockchain Technology: US Law and Regulation
Shutts & Bowen Partners Daniel T. Stabile and Kimberly A. Prior and Carlton Fields Of Counsel Andrew M. Hinkes have produced an important resource that provides a thoughtful examination of the key legal and regulatory issues ...
- 7.30.20Firm News
Shutts & Bowen LLP congratulates Suzanne Labrit, a partner in the firm’s Tampa office and Co-Chair of the firm’s Appellate Practice Group, on her recent appointment to the Second District Court of Appeal by Governor Ron ...
- 7.28.20Speaking Engagement
R. Alan Higbee, Managing Partner of Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Tampa office, will be a featured panelist speaker at leadership summit, Invest: Tampa Bay 2020, on August 20 at 11:30 AM.
There are many different opinions on whether the Washington Redskins NFL football franchise should change its long-standing name, with fans on both sides of the issue. But for fans of trademark law, there is an interesting legal ...
Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to once again have been ranked among the top Central Florida law firms in the Orlando Business Journal’s annual lists for both Litigation and Intellectual Property firms.
- 7.27.20Media MentionMiami Partner Alexander Tachmes Comments on Mayor’s Proposed Changes to South Beach’s Entertainment District
Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber is proposing legislation to change the dynamic of the City’s South Beach Entertainment District. Some changes include a midnight ban on alcohol sales, businesses having to qualify for permits to ...
- 7.23.20Firm News
Due to the ongoing pandemic, the Delray Beach Historical Society recently announced that it is unable to hold its popular summer camp this year. Alternatively, they are providing parents with an imaginative, backyard ...
Mary Ruth Houston, Co-Managing Partner of Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Orlando office and Chair of the Labor & Employment practice group, recently authored an article for the Orlando Business Journal (OBJ), providing an employment law ...
- 7.21.20Speaking Engagement
Amanda B. Buffinton, a partner in Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Tampa office, will be a featured speaker at the 4th Annual Insurance in the Construction Industry Seminar on August 6-7, 2020, discussing the current state of the law with ...
The American Dream is premised on the notion that equality of opportunity is available to any American, allowing the highest aspirations and goals to be achieved. For many Black Americans, however, the seemingly-equal road to ...
Christopher F. Hamilton, a senior associate in Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Tampa office, was recently appointed 3rd Vice President of the International Propeller Club of the United States, Port of Tampa, Inc. (Propeller Club – Port of ...
- 7.17.20Client Alert
COVID-19 has presented unprecedented challenges for public companies, not just as to its effects on their business but also on how to provide adequate and timely disclosures. As the quarter ended June 30, 2020 is the first full ...
- 7.16.20Client Alert
As commercial real estate deal flow has significantly decreased due to the novel coronavirus/COVID-19, there is no better time than the present for sellers of commercial real estate to plan in advance for the successful sale of their ...
- 7.15.20RecognitionDerrick Valkenburg Appointed to Junior Achievement of Central Florida’s Executive Committee, Foundation Board
- 7.14.20Client AlertCompliance with U.S. Export Sanctions is Critical in Global Economy: Amazon Hit with Fine for Selling to Sanctioned Countries
In an increasingly integrated global economy, and as businesses shift to online sales and a broader client base, it is important to have a clear understanding of, among other things, the U.S. sanctions in place, and the specific ...
- 7.13.20Firm NewsShutts & Bowen Partner Benjamin Gibson Elected Chair of the First District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission
Benjamin J. Gibson, a partner with the Tallahassee office of Shutts & Bowen, was elected Chair of the First District Court of Appeal Judicial Nomination Commission, a nonpartisan nine-member commission of lawyers who locate ...
- 7.9.20Firm NewsShutts & Bowen Partner Miranda Lundeen Soto Elected Vice Chair of the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
Miranda Lundeen Soto, a partner with the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen, was elected Vice Chair of the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission. She will serve a one-year term. JNCs are a nonpartisan nine-member commission of ...
Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that Lauren A. Taylor, a partner in the firm’s Tampa office, has been accepted into Class V of the Florida Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).
- 7.8.20Speaking EngagementRachel LaMontagne Featured Speaker at the 4th Annual Medicare Secondary Payer Conditional Payment Forum
Miami partner Rachel LaMontagne will be a featured speaker at the 4th Annual Medicare Secondary Payer Conditional Payment Forum, which will be held virtually on July 27-28.
- 7.8.20Firm News
The Forum Club of the Palm Beaches, Florida’s largest nonpartisan political and public affairs organization, announced its 2020-2021 Season Opener and 22-member Board of Directors. West Palm Beach partner Harvey E. Oyer, III ...
- 7.7.20Media Mention
Immigration partner Diamela del Castillo Payet recently discussed President Donald Trump’s new victory regarding asylum seekers expedited proceedings with NTN24, Colombia’s largest television news station.
- 7.6.20Firm News
Ashley V. Gantt, an attorney in the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, was sworn in as President for the 2020-21 year.
Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that Orlando attorney Lauren L. Millcarek has been elected as Vice President for the 11th Circuit of the Federal Bar Association (FBA), with her term to begin in October 2020.
- 7.2.20Media Mention
Ed Patricoff, Chair of Shutts & Bowen’s International Dispute Resolution Practice Group, believes adaptability of microgrids and the “innovations related to their potential application in diverse settings” are among the ...
- 6.29.20Firm NewsShutts & Bowen Partner Kristin Drecktrah Paz Installed as President-Elect of Miami-Dade Chapter of Florida Association for Women Lawyers
Kristin Drecktrah Paz, a partner with the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen, has been elected President-Elect of the Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (MDFAWL). She will be installed at a virtual ...
On June 25, Miami Tax partner Patrick Lannon co-presented a webinar titled “Joint Revocable Trusts: Domestic and International Considerations and Pitfalls,” for the Greater Miami Tax Institute.
Miami partner Patrick Lannon recently co-authored an article for The Florida Bar Journal titled “Protecting an Inheritance in the Event of Divorce.”
Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that 15 attorneys have been recognized in the 2020 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™.
Because the majority of the focus has been on the virtual (and visual) aspect of court hearings, this article addresses another way to gain the competitive edge—revisiting the fundamentals on effective legal writing.
- 6.19.20Media Mention
On June 18, the Supreme Court of the United States upheld the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program, an Obama-era program that allows young, undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the country.
- 6.19.20Media Mention
According to the Daily Business Review, law firms are taking different approaches to returning to the office amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
- 6.18.20Media Mention
Kenneth W. Wright, a partner in Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Orlando office, was recently quoted in an article by Law360 discussing a proposed five-year bill that calls for investing nearly $500 billion in the nation’s transportation ...
- 6.17.20Media Mention
The hotel industry in the United States has seen definite setbacks throughout the pandemic. While occupancy levels have seen a gradual uptick in recent weeks, COVID-19 and the country’s growing economic uncertainty have weighed ...
Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that West Palm Beach partner Steven M. Greenberg and Tampa partner Woodrow “Woody” H. Pollack were recently recognized as “2020 IP STARS” by Managing Intellectual Property ...