Jeffrey Butensky is an attorney in the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen, where he is a member of the Corporate Practice Group.

A native Spanish speaker, Jeff advises domestic and international clients on transactional and corporate governance matters, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private offerings, corporate finance, venture capital, and general corporate law matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Jeffrey was an in-house counsel at a Fortune 100 company, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, finance, real estate, executive compensation, and venture capital matters.

Jeff is a graduate of Boston University School of Law and the University of Florida, and is a member of the bars of Florida and Massachusetts.



  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2017
    • Concentration in Transactional Practice with honors
    • Executive Editor, International Law Journal
  • University of Florida, B.A., cum laude, 2014
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • Massachusetts


  • Spanish
  • Hebrew (conversational)
  • Italian (conversational)

Professional and Civic

  • Board Member, Boston University School of Law – South Florida Young Alumni Council

News & Insights

News & Speaking Engagements

  • Tango or Sirtaki? The Argentine and Greek Dance with Sovereignty and a Multilateral Sovereign Debt Restructuring Framework, 35 B.U. INT'L L.J. 157 (2017)

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