L. Joseph Shaheen, Jr.

L. Joseph Shaheen, Jr.


Akerman LLP

Recognized since 2007

Tampa, Florida

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Banking and Finance

Litigation - Construction

Litigation - Real Estate

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Litigation - Real Estate
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Joe Shaheen represents a wide variety of businesses in complex litigation matters and regulatory investigations. He has served clients in the financial institution, medical device, publishing, telecommunications, distribution, manufacturing, media, entertainment, equipment rental, real estate, and construction sectors.

Litigating disputes across subject matters, Joe’s experience includes real estate disputes, class actions, construction, and litigation involving banks and lending institutions. Clients value his skill in assessing cases early and creating a strategy to guide resolution expeditiously and economically, understanding the disruption and expense litigation can have on a business and its principals.

Joe’s cross disciplinary practice has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers Magazine, among others.

Location

  • 401 East Jackson Street, Suite 1700
    Tampa, FL 33602

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, The Florida Bar
  • Georgia, Georgia State Bar

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Real Property Section, Probate and Trust Law Section, and Forum Committee on the Construction Industry - Member
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Litigation Section - Member
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Litigation Section - Member

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Federal Clerkships

  • United States District Court

Akerman LLP
Tampa, Florida

215 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

83 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Litigation - Real Estate

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Real Estate, Tampa (2019)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Real Estate

Awards:

  • Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2004, Listed for Business Litigation and Business Law; 2012, Listed for Commercial Litigation
  • "Have a Heart" Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service, 2005
  • The Best Lawyers in America 2007-2013, Listed in Florida for Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Super Lawyers Magazine 2008-2015, Listed in Florida for Business Litigation

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