Shook Miami is home to a team of attorneys representing clients in product liability, business and appellate litigation, data security and privacy matters, and global arbitration.
We represent clients in a wide range of industry sectors, including energy, design and construction, banking and financial services, technology and telecommunications, life sciences and biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device, and retail. Our business litigation and arbitration teams represent companies in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean. We also handle the defense of Engle-class tobacco litigation throughout Florida.
Our attorneys handle class action and complex litigation, environmental, mass tort, toxic tort and exposure, white collar defense and government investigations, FDA and regulatory guidance and employment matters. We litigate and serve as trial counsel in high-stakes cases around the world, including representation of Fortune 100 companies in national multidistrict litigation and consolidated proceedings.
Shook’s Privacy and Data Security Practice is led from the Miami office, guiding clients through this rapidly developing area of law that includes data breach response, crisis management and compliance. Shook Miami also is home to our Global Arbitration Practice, serving clients in international litigation and arbitration.
Our attorneys are nationally recognized as thought leaders in the legal profession, sought out for insight and commentary by Law360 and The Wall Street Journal.
Individual attorneys have been honored and recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business; The Best Lawyers in America; The Legal 500 United States; Commercial Arbitration Expert Guide; Lawdragon 500; Who’s Who Legal: the International Who’s Who of Product Liability Defense Lawyers; National Law Journal, Florida Trend Legal Elite; Florida Super Lawyers; South Florida Legal Guide; BTI Consulting; Lexology; Attorney at Law Magazine; South Florida Business Leader; and Lawyers for Children America. They also have been named “Most Effective Lawyer” by the Daily Business Review and “Product Liability MVP” by Law360.
Shook’s culture is built on a strong tradition of serving others, in the community and through pro bono work. Miami attorneys and staff devote volunteer hours to many local organizations, including Teach for America Corps, Junior League of Miami, John Kozyak Minority Mentoring Program, Minority Bar Passage Program–University of Miami School of Law, Coconut Grove Outreach Program, Alonzo Mourning’s Annual Hoop-Law Madness Charity Basketball Tournament, Anti-Defamation League, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society–Miami-Dade Chapter, Southern Scholarship Foundation, Accion, and the Dade County Defense Bar Association Bar Passage Program.
Shook Miami attorneys also serve on Florida Supreme Court committees on standard jury instructions for civil, contract and business cases, and the Ad Hoc Advisory Committee on Rules and Procedures for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. They also provide pro bono representation through the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program, Legal Aid Small Claims Clinic, Put Something Back Pro Bono Project, and the Special Assistant Public Defender Pro Bono Program.
Located in the Citigroup Center overlooking Biscayne Bay, Shook Miami opened in 1998. On its recent 20th anniversary, the office was featured as “Law Firm of the Month” by Attorney at Law-Miami magazine.