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Shutts & Bowen LLP

  • Designation: Miami
  • Head Count: 230
  • Gross Revenues: $132,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $575,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $660,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 1

Shutts & Bowen is a Miami-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Shutts & Bowen has 230 attorneys and is the 180th largest firm in the United States.  With $132,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 174th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in FL.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 174 1 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 180 4 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 158 -158 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 42 -42 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

No Cuban Embargo? No Problem

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : December 17, 2014

With an overnight thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations, legal experts were cautious Wednesday about visions of U.S. companies doing business in Cuba.

Gibson Dunn, Kirkland Trade Blows; Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 14, 2014

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher grabbed a senior debt finance partner from Kirkland & Ellis in London, as the latter snatches Winston & Strawn's litigation chair in Chicago; Jones Day beefs up in Miami; Sidley Austin snags six from Loeb & Loeb; a half-dozen lawyers leave firms for in-house jobs and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Here's Why the 11th Circuit Booted Anti-Obamacare Lawsuit

Noreen Marcus : Daily Business Review : December 08, 2014

Stephen Maher, an appellate lawyer with Shutts & Bowen not involved in the case, said the split in the Eleventh Circuit revolves around how one interprets injury.

Head of White-Collar, Gov't Enforcement Group at Burns White Goes Solo

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : December 04, 2014

The head of Burns White's white-collar and government enforcement practice has left the firm and gone out on his own, taking with him a number of high-profile matters.

DLA Piper Nabs Ex-FDIC Chair, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 30, 2014

The world's second-largest firm by attorney head count adds two more former federal regulators to its ranks; American Apparel hires a Loeb & Loeb partner; Greenberg Traurig bags Edwards Wildman Palmer's Los Angeles partner-in-charge; Steptoe & Johnson snags an IP trio and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Three Appointed to Broward Circuit JNC

Adolfo Pesquera : Daily Business Review : November 20, 2014

William McCormick, Sidney Calloway and D. David Keller were appointed to the Broward circuit's judicial nominating commission.

Legal Dept. Helps Boost Hospital's 'Most Wired' Status

: Daily Business Review : November 12, 2014

When Kimarie Stratos joined Memorial Healthcare System four years ago, the six-hospital network had no software to monitor outside counsels' billing and efficiency, show the status of pending legal matters or manage documents. It does now.

Judge Perez Leaving Miami-Dade Bench

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : November 07, 2014

Miami-Dade County Court Judge Gladys Perez is returning to private practice at the end of the month.

Managing Partners Survey 2014: Optimistic Law Firms Have Expansion Mindset

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : October 31, 2014

South Florida managing partners are expressing unprecedented optimism about the future of the legal industry, a clear sign the economic recovery is in full swing.

Edwards Wildman Trio Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 28, 2014

Three more Edwards Wildman Palmer partners head elsewhere amid the firm's looming merger vote with Locke Lord; Kirkland's latest lateral raid targets Skadden; a Bingham McCutchen restructuring partner heads in-house; Tom Daschle joins forces with Baker Donelson; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Boca Woman's Bank Account Unfrozen After 3-Year Fight

Adolfo Pesquera : Daily Business Review : October 23, 2014

A Boca Raton resident who had a $720,000 account wrongfully frozen won her case in two circuit courts and on appeal.

Sheila Cesarano

: Daily Business Review : October 15, 2014

Sheila Cesarano chose labor law 37 years ago when it was a man's field, and she's used a woman's sensibility to create an exemplary career.

Alison Miller

: Daily Business Review : October 15, 2014

Alison Miller is a director and name shareholder at Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, where she started there in 1976.

Blank Rome Whistleblower Group Defects, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 10, 2014

One of the few whistleblower practices at an Am Law 100 firm is heading out on its own; fast-growing Parker Ibrahim & Berg raids Edwards Wildman Palmer to branch out in Boston; Ballard Spahr's mortgage banking head goes in-house; and more notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

4th DCA Gives Mixed Decisions on Recusal Requests

Adolfo Pesquera : Daily Business Review : October 08, 2014

The Fourth District Court of Appeal recused Broward Circuit Judge Matthew Destry in a criminal case and left Palm Beach Circuit Judge Meenu Sasser in place in four related civil cases.

CBRE Reps Seller in $66M Fort Lauderdale Office Sale

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : September 23, 2014

Christian Lee, Jose Lobon, Charles Foschini and Chris Apone of CBRE helped a German fund get a 51 percent return in the sale of two Fort Lauderdale towers on Broward Boulevard.

Rachel LeBlanc: Shutts & Bowen

: Daily Business Review : September 17, 2014

Lawsuit Targets 3 Shutts & Bowen Lawyers over Foreclosure

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : September 17, 2014

An Orlando man is suing three Shutts & Bowen attorneys, claiming they won a foreclosure trial by misleading the judge.

Top 20 Women in Law: DBR Recognizes South Florida Achievers

Review staff : Daily Business Review : September 11, 2014

The inaugural recognition program honors women in law firms, courts, other public agencies, public interest law and education.

Lawyers Say 'Rocket Dockets' Risk Due Process

Meredith hobbs : Daily Report : August 29, 2014

Immigration attorneys say fast-tracking means many juveniles are unrepresented

Miami Lawyers Rush To Aid Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : August 19, 2014

Responding to calls for help from immigration rights advocates, the Miami legal community is volunteering to help unaccompanied minors since the Obama adminsitartion fast-tracked their cases.

MetLife Settles Junk-Fax Actions for $23 Million

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : August 15, 2014

MetLife Inc. will be out $23 million because one of its former top salesmen allegedly violated federal law by blasting junk faxes to as many as 2.8 million recipients in an effort to drum up more business.

REIT Buys Prime Office Properties In Broward

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : July 25, 2014

In a $66.4 million deal, a Boston-based investor scooped up two Fort Lauderdale office towers housing law firms and financial service providers.

Review To Honor Top 40 Lawyers Under 40

Vala Lopez : Daily Business Review : July 24, 2014

The Daily Business Review will recognize 40 South Florida lawyers under age 40 as Rising Stars for their achievements.

Meet the GC: George A. Villasana of Asbury Automotive Group

Mary Welch : Daily Report : July 08, 2014

George A. Villasana serves as vice president, general counsel and secretary of Asbury Automotive Group, an automotive retailer with 2013 revenue of $5.3 billion and approximately 7,000 employees.

$23.8 Million Tab For Trying To Avoid Paying Mortgage

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : July 03, 2014

Michael Olin led a plaintiffs team that showed a New York investor set up a shell company to foreclose on his first mortgage so the investor wouldn't have to repay the second mortgage to Olin's client.

Shutts & Bowen Selects New Managing Partner

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : July 01, 2014

Orlando partner Michael Grindstaff has been named managing partner of Miami-based Shutts & Bowen, replacing Joe Bolton.

This 32-Year-Old Downtown Miami Institution Shuts Down

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : July 01, 2014

It's the end of an era as the last of downtown Miami's luncheon clubs, The Bankers Club, closes, a victim of new restaurants opening downtown and professionals opting for quicker lunches.