Geoffrey L. Travis is a partner in the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Business Litigation Practice Group.

Geoffrey is an experienced commercial trial attorney and litigator. He has represented a wide range of clients, from regional companies to multinational corporations, in complex business matters, including:

  • Complex business litigation: business torts, partnership disputes, banking and U.C.C. issues, and trust and estate disputes.
  • Creditors’ rights litigation: foreclosures, evictions, replevins, garnishments, and attachments.
  • Financial institution litigation: loan disputes, loan workouts, letter of credit transactions, international banking disputes, and suretyship issues.
  • Real estate litigation: commercial landlord/tenant matters, property management matters, and condominium disputes.
  • Aviation litigation: aircraft leasing, jet fuel sales, and statutory jet fuel sale remedies.

Geoffrey has tried or resolved complex cases in federal, state and appellate courts as well as in proceedings before administrative bodies and in private domestic and international arbitration cases.

Credentials

Education

  • University of Florida College of Law, J.D., with Honors, 1993
  • Cornell University, B.A., Political Science, cum laude, 1990

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Court Admissions

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

Languages

  • Conversant in Spanish and French

Professional and Civic

  • Dade County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Shutts & Bowen Representative, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
  • Graduate of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Leadership Miami program
  • Cornell University Alumni Advisory Committee
  • Gulliver Preparatory Schools Alumni Association
  • HSBC/Ndorphin Triathlon Team
  • Alliance Francaise Association

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News & Speaking Engagements

Publications

  • Co-author, Chapter 5-A, "General Foreclosure Procedure," Florida Real Property Litigation, 8th Edition (2016)
  • Co-author, Chapter 5A, “General Foreclosure Procedure,” Florida Real Property Litigation, 7th Ed. (The Florida Bar CLE)

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