Shullman Fugate PLLC

Florida law firm Shullman Fugate concentrates its practice in the areas of content, intellectual property, and commercial litigation. The firm's attorneys have represented clients ranging from individual bloggers to international media organizations and businesses ranging in size from small start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Attorneys Deanna Shullman and Rachel Fugate have nearly forty years' combined legal experience in complex media and business matters and a reputation for common-sense counsel and practical problem-solving.

With offices in Tampa, West Palm Beach, and Jacksonville, Shullman Fugate advises clients throughout Florida regarding content-gathering and publication, and advocates for content providers in claims relating to defamation, privacy and publication issues. The firm also litigates complex commercial and intellectual property matters including copyright and trademark disputes.

Shullman Fugate invites you to learn more about the firm, our team, our practice areas, and our representative work.

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Meet Our Team

Rachel E. Fugate
Rachel Fugate is an experienced litigator and appellate lawyer. She has represented national media companies, local and regional newspapers and television stations, book publishers, film producers, reality television programs, artists, universities,…
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Deanna K. Shullman
Deanna Shullman develops and implements successful strategies for defending clients in business, intellectual property, and content-related litigation. She is known for her ability to solve practical problems for businesses both inside and outside of…
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Allison S. Lovelady
Allison Lovelady focuses primarily on intellectual property, content, defamation and privacy disputes.  She has a wide array of experience litigating and counseling clients in licensing and entertainment matters. Allison’s vast intellectual prope…
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Giselle M. Girones
Giselle joined Shullman Fugate in August of 2017, after practicing at a respected Jacksonville, Florida law firm. She focuses on content, intellectual property, defamation and privacy issues. Prior to attending law school, Giselle graduated from Flor…
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Minch Minchin
Minch joined Shullman Fugate in August 2020. His practice focuses on content, defamation, access-to-information, and intellectual property disputes. Minch’s passion for media law began when he worked...
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