On Thursday, April 30, Miami partner Tiffany Comprés will present during a webinar titled “Can Force Majeure Save Your International Transactions?” The online event is being hosted by the Organization for Women in ...
- 4.16.20Client Alert
On April 9, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) released Notice 2020-23, which amplifies previous guidance provided in Notice 2020-18 and Notice 2020-20 by expanding the relief that is available to taxpayers as a result ...
- 4.16.20Client Alert
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act” or “Act”) was enacted on March 27, 2020 to provide emergency assistance and health care response for individuals, families, and businesses affected by ...
- 4.15.20Media Mention
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, real estate agents are considering adding a “COVID rider” to existing contracts and including it in new sales. Typical force majeure clauses do not specifically list pandemics and usually ...
- 4.15.20Media Mention
Shutts & Bowen LLP partner Michael C. Kelley was recently featured in a “Flying High” Q&A article by the Orlando Business Journal, discussing the use of drones in the construction industry.
- 4.13.20Media Mention
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, small businesses are closing their doors due to non-essential business shut downs, leaving tenants without being able to pay landlords.
- 4.10.20Media Mention
According to the South Florida Business Journal, local bankruptcy attorneys agree that an avalanche of bankruptcy filings will occur as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Because of the recently passed CARES Act, which ...
- 4.9.20Firm News
Miami partner Frank Zacherl was recently a featured speaker on an AM Best podcast titled “Coronavirus Impact on Claims and Litigation.” Frank discussed the potential impact on claims, the economy and legal practices.
The South Florida Legal Guide has published their annual list of Top Lawyers and Top Up and Comers in the region. Attorneys included as Top Lawyers are nominated by their peers, have extensive experience and a distinguished record of ...
Shutts & Bowen LLP Orlando partner, Paul J. Scheck, recently participated in a webinar hosted by Turnaround Management Association, titled “What Businesses and Lenders Need to Know in the Covid-19 Era.”
On Thursday, April 9, Miami partner Tiffany Comprés will be a featured panelist for the Florida Bar International Law Section CLE Webinar titled “Surviving the Epidemic of Force Majeure Claims in International Contracts.” ...
- 4.8.20Media Mention
In recent years, South Florida has seen a steady increase in the number of wealth management, private equity, real estate investment and other financial firms relocating from the Northeast and Midwest. According to the South ...
On Tuesday, April 7, Miami partner Alexander Tachmes and Orlando partner Mary Ruth Houston hosted a webinar titled “State of the Hospitality Industry Amid COVID-19.” The presentation provided an update on government relief ...
Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that Orlando Partner Eric C. Reed has been appointed as Second Vice-Chair to the Board of Directors of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida (RMHCCF).
- 4.6.20Media Mention
In an article published by the Daily Business Review, intellectual property and data privacy attorneys described the lengths they take to ensure their client information is protected from hackers.
Adam S. Woodruff and Timothy D. Woodward, partners in Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Tampa office, discussed key takeaways of federal funding under the CARES Act, as well as best practices for applying and preparing for such relief, in an ...
Sarasota partner Charla Burchett and her team recently rolled out a cart full of legal documents for a client to sign through the car window. This is just one of the many examples of how attorneys have had to shift their service models ...
On March 27, the Florida Bar’s Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section’s Landlord-Tenant Committee hosted a telephonic panel discussion on commercial lease issues related to COVID-19.
- 4.2.20Media Mention
In an article published by The American Lawyer, leaders of firms who serve mid-market businesses said that while larger transactions have slowed amid coronavirus concerns, smaller deals are still moving forward, with clients ...
- 3.30.20Media MentionJohn Dannecker Comments on what “Stay-At-Home” Orders mean for Central Florida’s Construction Industry
John H. Dannecker, a partner out of Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Orlando office, recently commented on the impact of Stay-at-Home Orders in Orange and Osceola counties to Central Florida’s construction industry, in an article by the ...
- 3.30.20Firm News
Shutts & Bowen LLP attorneys recently represented Southern Marinas Holdings, LLC (“Southern Marinas”) in its acquisition of three premier Florida properties, in a transaction totaling more than $50 million.
- 3.27.20Client Alert
The pandemic currently threatening the nation has precipitated a financial crisis in addition to the health crisis currently underway. The closure of non-essential businesses and events, stay-at-home orders and social ...
- 3.27.20Media Mention
As law firms and attorneys shift to remote work to ensure safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, courts are emphasizing the use of electronic technology to conduct legal proceedings whenever possible.
- 3.27.20Media Mention
In an article published by Law360, Miami partners John Meagher and Alexander Tachmes commented on how hotels are mitigating the massive losses they are facing in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
- 3.26.20Client Alert
As trial attorneys with more than 40 years of combined high-stakes litigation trial experience, we provide 5 simple tips on how to effectively manage crises through a trial lawyer’s eyes.
- 3.25.20Firm News
As America has increasingly become a nation of renters, and not homeowners, the rental housing industry has acknowledged and responded to the unsettling spread of COVID-19.
- 3.20.20Media Mention
Bowman Brown, Chairman of Shutts & Bowen’s Executive Committee and Practice Group Leader of its Financial Services Practice Group, was quoted in two articles MiamiToday which discuss the current financial market.
In an article titled “Teaching Doctors to be Government Contractors: The New Reality at Public Hospitals,” Fort Lauderdale partner Andrew Schwartz shares his opinion on the challenges doctors doing business with public ...
- 3.18.20Media Mention
Bowman Brown, Chairman of Shutts & Bowen’s Executive Committee and Practice Group Leader of its Financial Services Practice Group, was quoted in MiamiToday in an article titled “Fed’s Surprise Interest Rate Slash Gives ...
- 3.16.20Media Mention
E. Zachary Rans, Managing Partner of the Shutts & Bowen LLP Sarasota office, was recently quoted by American Healthcare Leader Magazine, in support of Sarasota Memorial Health Care System’s community involvement and the efforts ...
- 3.15.20Firm News
At Shutts & Bowen, the health and well-being of our attorneys, staff, clients, community partners and their families is our paramount concern. We, along with much of the world, are closely monitoring the international impact of ...
- 3.12.20Media Mention
Shutts & Bowen LLP Tampa partner Olga M. Pina was recently interviewed by both WTVT Tampa Bay Fox 13 and the Tampa Bay Times regarding the impact of coronavirus on production and trade.
- 3.11.20Media Mention
On March 4, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld a Florida federal judge’s construction of a key term in an automated eye examination patent—resulting in a consent judgment of non-infringement for ...
- 3.10.20Firm News
The article includes comments from Tampa Managing Partner, R. Alan Higbee, on the firm’s continued success and growth in the Tampa Bay market and its success in diversity and generational communication, as well as comments from ...
Miami partner Tiffany N. Comprés was recently featured in Fresh Plaza in an article titled “PACA vs CISG: Which Prevails, Domestic or International Law?” Tiffany comments that “the CISG and PACA diverge in ways that ...
On Monday, March 2, West Palm Beach partner Harvey Oyer participated in the National Education Association’s Read Across America Day. Harvey, a celebrated author and historian, presented “The Adventures of Charlie ...
The article, titled “The Year of the Woman…President,” features question and answer spotlights from the recent women presidents of the Federal Bar Association’s Orlando Chapter (FBA Orlando).
- 3.5.20Speaking EngagementShutts & Bowen Partner Miranda Lundeen Soto Presents at Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel Conference
Miranda Lundeen Soto, a partner with the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen, served as a speaker at the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel’s (FDCC) Inaugural Public Speaking Conference in Scottsdale on Tuesday, March 3, the ...
Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that Sarasota Partner Charla M. Burchett was recently appointed as a 2020 Board Member of the Tiger Bay Club of Sarasota.
Tampa attorneys and staff participated in the 5K race and served up a themed dish to the more than 400 attendees at the Judicial Food Festival, which featured a cook-off among law firms, judges, and other organizations, as well as a ...
- 2.24.20Speaking Engagement
Shutts & Bowen LLP Orlando partner, Erik F. Szabo, taught multiple sessions at the Florida Swimming Pool Association’s 2020 “Everything Under the Sun” Expo from February 14- 15, 2020 at the Orange County Convention Center.
- 2.21.20Firm News
Shutts & Bowen LLP today announced the addition of James Eaglesham as the firm’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). A financial executive with nearly 20 years of experience across multiple industries, he will be responsible for ...
Shutts & Bowen LLP was pleased to sponsor the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association’s 2nd Annual Broken Bench and Busted Clay Charity Sporting Clays Tournament on February 7. Tampa partner Ryan C. Reinert, a board member of and ...
- 2.18.20Firm News
Shutts & Bowen is pleased to announce that attorneys Manuel Negron and Hillary J. Thompson have been selected for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 2020 class of Fellows and Pathfinders, respectively.
- 2.18.20Speaking Engagement
Miami partner Rachel LaMontagne was a featured speaker at the 5th Annual Medicare Secondary Payer Masterclass that was held at the One Ocean Resort in Jacksonville on February 3.
Shutts & Bowen LLP Orlando partner, Paul J. Scheck, facilitated and moderated the ninth annual Teachers’ Law Symposium, hosted by The Florida Bar’s Trial Lawyers Section at the Tampa Convention Center on January 23 and 24, 2020 ...
Miami Dade College will honor distinguished alumni in their 18th Annual MDC Alumni Hall of Fame event. Among this year’s class of high achievers is Miami partner Michael Lozoff.
- 2.10.20Media Mention
After last year’s Spring Break, Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber is proposing an ordinance to cease the sale and service of alcohol after 2:00 am for 17 days in March in South Beach’s Mixed Use Entertainment District (MXE) and a little ...
Shutts & Bowen is pleased to announce that partners Joseph M. Goldstein, John E. Meagher and Arthur J. Menor have been selected as part of the South Florida Business Journal’s 2020 Power Leaders 250.