Shawn S. Amuial

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Shawn Amuial is a real estate and technology attorney in Holland & Knight's Miami office.

Mr. Amuial regularly represents clients in a broad spectrum of real estate transactions, including commercial lending, construction financing, acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures and development.

Mr. Amuial also represents clients in the technology space, providing counsel to both local startups and seasoned tech companies on venture formation and governance, financing, as well as asset acquisition and disposition.

Mr. Amuial is well-versed in blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT). He has written extensively on blockchain and DLT, publishing numerous articles on the topics as well as co-authoring with Partners Joe Dewey and Jeff Seul the book, "The Blockchain: A Guide for Legal and Business Professionals," published by Thomson Reuters. Mr. Amuial regularly advises clients on legal and regulatory issues that surround the use of blockchain in a broad range of applications and particularly, the convergence of blockchain technology and the real estate industry.


  • Emory University School of Law, J.D., certificates in Transactional Law and Intellectual Property, with honors
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.S.B.A., Finance and Entrepreneurship, with distinction
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
Honors & Awards
  • Rising Star, Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2019
  • Top Dealmaker of the Year Award, Mixed Use, Daily Business Review, 2016
Spoken Languages
  • Hebrew


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