- March 6, 2020
SARASOTA — Business law firm Shutts & Bowen LLP has elevated six attorneys at the firm to partner, including two in Sarasota and Tampa.
In Sarasota, Ashley Hodson is a member of the Private Client Services Practice Group. She focuses her practice on estate planning, estate and gift taxation, and estate and trust administration, according to a press release. She designs her clients’ estate plans to meet their personal and financial goals with an emphasis on family wealth transfer planning. She also has experience administering complex estates and trusts, including the preparation of federal estate tax returns, a statement says.
In Tampa, Raciel Perez is a member of the Real Estate Practice Group. He represents public and private companies and individuals in a range of real estate matters. He focuses his real estate practice on the acquisition, sale and leasing of vacant and improved real estate, including multi-phased and mixed-use projects. He is experienced with procuring construction loans, restructuring existing debt and preparing joint venture agreements and development agreements.
“This year, through challenges unprecedented in our 111-year history, we are proud to elevate and welcome our firm’s 2021 class of new Partners,” says Shutts & Bowen Managing Partner Micky Grindstaff in the statement. “These new partners have provided our clients with the highest level of service and earned the trust and respect of their colleagues.”
Shutts & Bowen was established in 1910. It has approximately 300 lawyers in offices in Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Sarasota, Tallahassee, Tampa and West Palm Beach.