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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 and London.

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

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.

Shutts & Bowen, Two Attorneys Cleared By Jury In Malpractice Case

Adolfo Pesquera : Daily Business Review : June 06, 2014

Shutts & Bowen attorneys Bowman Brown and Ricardo J. Souto and the firm were cleared after being accused of leaving millionaire Rodger Shay financially vulnerable in a real estate deal in the Dominican Republic in 2005.

Shutts & Bowen Attorneys Cleared In Legal Malpractice Case

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : June 05, 2014

Attorneys Bowman Brown and Ricardo J. Souto were cleared after being accused of leaving millionaire Rodger Shay financially vulnerable in a real estate deal in the Dominican Republic in 2005.

Multimillionaire Rodger Shay Goes Up Against Shutts & Bowen Attorneys In Malpractice Case

John Pacenti : Daily Business Review : May 27, 2014

Shutts & Bowen attorneys are the defendants in a malpractice trial tied to a failed Dominican real estate deals pursued by a former Merrill Lynch executive.

Hogan Lovells Recognized For Pro Bono Work

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : May 23, 2014

Hogan Lovells takes top honors for donating 4,000 hours of pro bono work to the Miami-Dade public defender's office in the past year.

This Failed Senate Candidate Scoops Up Last Developable Waterfront Land In West Palm Beach

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : May 20, 2014

Billionaire Jeff Greene estimates he could invest as much as $250 million in downtown West Palm Beach real estate.

Perfect match found for FIU theater arts facility, cruise company

Review staff : Daily Business Review : May 16, 2014

Passing Down The Law Firm's Reins

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : May 02, 2014

Succession planning for law firms and their clients is vital to ensure continued operations when a founding partner dies. However, some small firms refuse to talk about a change in control.