Greta E. M. Trotman is a Partner in the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the Financial Services Practice Group.

Greta’s practice focuses on a variety of financial services matters, including business and financing transactions and regulatory issues. She also provides support to other practice groups on issues related to servicing the firm’s Portuguese-speaking clients.

Prior to joining the firm, Greta worked on capital markets and cross border financings for an international law firm, where she gained significant exposure to the Brazilian market.

Greta is a graduate of Harvard Law School, where she was the coordinating editor of the Harvard Law Review.



  • Harvard Law School, 2009
    • Coordinating Editor, Harvard Law Review
  • Barry University, History and English Literature, summa cum laude, 2006
    • 2006 NCAA Woman of the Year Finalist
    • Sigma Tau Delta
    • Phi Alpha Theta

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • New York


  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Professional and Civic

  • Director, Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida (BACCF)
    • Secretary, 2020 - Present
  • Director, Barry University Board of Trustees

News & Insights

News & Speaking Engagements


  • Leading Cases: Federal Magistrates Act – Gonzalez v. United States, 122 Harvard L. Rev., 455 (2008
  • Justice Thomas’ Inconsistent Originalism, 121 Harvard L. Rev., 1431 (2008)
  • Rereading African American Literature: Zora Neale Hurston’s “Sweat,” 9 What Oft Was Thought, 45 (2006)

Practice Areas

Industry Focus


Chambers & Partners, Banking & Finance: Regulatory, 2024

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