Bill Lowman is a founder and managing partner of ShuffieldLowman as well as a Martindale-Hubbell AV-rated attorney. His areas of expertise include Corporate, Business Taxation, Securities, Intellectual Property, Estate Planning, Charitable Trusts and Foundations, Families with Closely Held Businesses, Executive Compensation Planning and General Tax Law.
Bill works with owners of businesses of many different sizes, from the small family business to many of the Top Golden 100 Companies in Central Florida, handling the legal intricacies of both their business and personal lives. In business, he helps to ensure company growth, profitability and, ultimately, equitable succession. In life, Bill is focused on making certain that personal assets are safeguarded and distributed to the client’s full financial benefit.
Mostly, Bill serves as an advisor, counselor and confidante, where his keen interest in people is apparent in his big-picture perspective and personal touch.
You can find a lawyer to put together a good set of documents, but Bill is committed to much more than that. He strives to provide innovative and effective solutions to assist his clients with their varied and complex business and personal needs. Bill’s commitment requires more focus and energy, but is one that is most rewarding for him as a legal professional. Bill takes great pleasure in playing a role in the success of businesses, and in making personal lives more secure.
Licensed since 1994
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||1994||05/07/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Legal Elite||Florida Trend Magazine||2015|
|Super Lawyers||Thomson Reuters||2015|
|Legal Elite||Florida Trend Magazine||2012|
|Nominated for Most Influential Businessmen||Orlando Business Journal||2011|
|Legal Elite||Florida Trend Magazine||2009|
|40 Under 40||Orlando Business Journal||2008|
|Best of the Bar||Orlando Business Journal||2007|
|40 Under 40||Orlando Business Journal||2007|
|Legal Elite||Florida Trend Magazine||2005|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Florida Bar Association, Tax Section||Member||1994 - Present|
|University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law||Taxation||LL.M - Master of Laws||1996|
|University of Miami School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1994|
|University of Miami||Economics||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1991|
|Smith Barney||The State of Estate Planning||2003|
|Orlando Business Journal||Choice of Entity for Acquiring Commercial Real Estate||2001|
|Lorman Education Services||Buying and Selling a Business in Florida: The Role of an Attorney||2001|
|Central Florida Society of Financial Service Professionals||Devising an Integrated Succession Plan for the Family Business Owner||2001|