Edward R. Shohat

Edward R. Shohat

Jones Walker LLP

Recognized since 1989

Miami, Florida

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense: General Practice

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

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Edward Shohat is a partner in the Litigation Practice Group, where he focuses on white collar criminal defense. Edward focuses his practice on state and federal white collar crime and related forfeitures, as well as the defense of civil RICO cases and matters involving the US Patriot Act, Sarbanes Oxley, and corporate compliance issues. He represents clients in criminal and civil litigation involving allegations of criminal conduct, including corporate and civil counsel consultation on potential law enforcement exposures of corporate and other business entities. He also represents corporations and individuals in internal investigations and pre-indictment charge avoidance efforts, as well as in grand jury subpoena and testimony matters. In addition to being widely recognized for his legal skills, Edward holds leadership positions in a variety of professional organizations. He also has lectured numerous seminars on criminal defense throughout the country and has appeared on Larry King Live, CNN Crossfire, and many other national broadcasts.

Contact & Links
  • Citi Center, Suite 3000
    201 South Biscayne Boulevard
    Miami, FL 33131-4341
  • University of Miami School of Law, JD, graduated 1972
  • University of Miami, BA, graduated 1969
Bar Admissions
  • Florida, Florida
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • American Bar Foundation - Fellow
  • American Board of Criminal Lawyers - Fellow
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Miami Chapter - Member
  • Association of Immigration and Nationality Lawyers, South Florida Chapter - Member
  • Federal Bar Association Florida - Member
  • Miami-Dade County Community Relations Board, Member; Chairperson, Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Committee - Chair 2015-2016
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Member
  • University of Miami Law Alumni Association - President (2016), Board member (2010 to present)
Court Admissions
  • US Supreme Court
  • US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • US District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • US District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • US District Court for the Southern District of Florida

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Headquarters: New Orleans, Louisiana

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Special Focus:
  • Non-White-Collar Criminal Defense
  • White-Collar Criminal Defense
  • Biscayne Bay Kiwanis Club, Michael Shores Citizen of the Year (2010)


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