A West Palm Beach native, Matt Chait is a partner in the West Palm Beach office of statewide law firm Shutts & Bowen LLP. Chait focuses his practice on commercial real estate litigation, creditors’ rights litigation, and general business litigation. Recognizing the importance of charitable and civic work, Chait serves on the Board of Resource Depot, formerly served on the the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches, is a member of the American Heart Association’s Executives with Heart, and serves as a member of the Economic Forum of Palm Beach County. He is a graduate of Leadership Palm Beach County. He earned his J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.
Harvey E. Oyer, III is a partner in the law firm of Shutts & Bowen LLP, an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Miami School of Law, and an Adjunct Professor at the Florida Atlantic University Honors College. He is a fifth generation native Floridian and served for seven years as the Chairman of the Historical Society of Palm Beach County. He also serves as a Director of the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches, a Trustee of the South Florida Science Museum, a Director of the Palm Beach Area Chapter of the American Red Cross, a Director of the Palm Beach Community College Foundation, and the Florida Senate President’s appointee to the Great Floridians Committee. He is a former Trustee of the Palm Beach United Way, a former Director of the Palm Beach County Cultural Council, and a Fellow of the Duke of Edinburgh Foundation (United Kingdom). Oyer has received numerous awards, including selection into Best Lawyers in America and the Thomas Jefferson Award for Public Service.