Elise M. Engle is an Associate in the Tampa and Tallahassee offices of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the Appellate Practice Group.

Elise focuses her practice on appellate litigation, civil appeals and trial support in both state and federal courts. She was most recently a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Jamie R. Grosshans at the Florida Supreme Court, following a clerkship with the Honorable John L. Badalamenti at the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida.

During law school, Elise served as a judicial extern for the Florida Second District Court of Appeal, as a judicial intern for the Honorable Robert G. Fegers in the Florida Tenth Judicial Circuit, and as a summer associate in the litigation practice group of a Florida law firm.



  • Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 2020
    • Trial Team
      • Winning Team - 2019 Chester Bedell Mock Trial Competition
    • Student Bar Association
      • Legislative Representative, Social Committee Chair
  •  University of Florida, B.S., Journalism, 2017
    • Florida Blue Key
    • University of Florida Student Government
      • Cabinet Member
    • University of Florida Homecoming and Gator Growl
      • Associate Producer of Show, Technical Director, Assistant Director of Cameos
    • Chi Omega Fraternity
      • Involvement Chair

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Professional and Civic

  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • University of Florida Alumni Association
  • Federalist Society
    • Florida Young Lawyers Chapter
      • Tampa Bay Representative
      • 2021 Summit Steering Committee

News & Insights




  • Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch
    • Appellate Practice, Government Relations Practice, 2024
  • Florida Super Lawyers: Rising Star
    • Appellate, 2024

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