Gabriela A. Plasencia is an associate in the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the Financial Services Practice Group. She focuses her practice in the areas of financial services, transactional litigation and international and domestic commercial and regulatory disputes.

Gabriela earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law, where she was a member of the Hispanic Law Student Association and the Criminal Law Society. During law school, Gabriela interned for the Cook County State Attorney’s Office in Chicago.



  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2014
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award (Book Award) in Children and Youth Law Clinic
    • George David Gold Scholarship
    • Mitchell R. Bloomberg Endowed Scholarship
    • Thomas E. and Dorothy Bartsche McDougall Scholarship
    • Hispanic Law Student Association
    • Criminal Law Society
  • Florida State University, B.A, International Affairs, B.S, Psychology, 2012
    • Minor: Spanish
    • Florida Bright Future Scholarship
    • Research Assistant, Department of Psychology

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • Georgia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida


  • Spanish

Professional and Civic

  • Member, Cuban American Bar Association
  • Member, Dade County Bar Association
  • Member, League of Prosecutors

Practice Areas

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