Firmwide Managing Partner, Shutts & Bowen LLP

Jack McElroy is the firmwide Managing Partner of Shutts & Bowen LLP, and serves on the firm’s Executive Committee. With over 30 years of experience, Jack has been consistently recognized as a top lawyer by several publications, including Best Lawyers in America.

As part of LCLD's Leaders at the Front initiative, Jack created a Leader's Pledge detailing his personal and organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read Mitch's pledge here

Since 2004, Shutts & Bowen’s Focus on Women program has been providing its women attorneys with opportunities for mentorship, collaboration, professional development, and growth both in the firm and throughout the community. Most recently, the firm was ranked No. 4 among their tiered group in Law360’s 2020 Diversity Snapshot, and No. 19 nationally on The American Lawyer’s 2019 Diversity Scorecard. The firm received a “Tipping the Scales” Award from the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance, which recognized firms that had 50% or more women in their 2019 new partner class.

Shutts & Bowen was named an LCLD Top Performer in 2022. 

Joined LCLD 2021

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated:
2022: Erik Matheney; 2021: Jamie Wasserman; 2020: Manuel Negron; 2019: Meredith Freeman; 2018: Aliette DelPozo Rodz

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2022: Victoria Madani, Cameron Parks; 2021: Kadeem Ricketts; 2020: Hillary Thompson; 2019: Dana Chaaban; 2018: Marcela Lozano

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholar hosted:
2022: Ashelin Myus; 2020: Natalia Christina Ortiz

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2021, 2019, 2018

Annual Meeting (2022)


Member: Jack McElroy

Diversity Professional: Christina Lago

Communications: Christina Lago, Alejandra Prieto