Ronald A. Christaldi, partner in the Tampa office, spoke at the New College Alumni Association's Coffee Talk on March 31, 2011 at the Keating Center, Sarasota, Florida. Mr. Christaldi spoke to aspiring law students about developing the tools for a successful career in law.
Mr. Christaldi is a business lawyer with experience in both transactions and litigation. Mr. Christaldi is the Chair of the Health Care practice group in the Tampa, Florida office of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP. Mr. Christaldi is a Board Certified Health Lawyer and is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He also has been selected Legal Elite by Florida Trend® and a Super Lawyer by Florida Super Lawyer®. Mr. Christaldi has also been recognized by the Tampa Bay Business Journal with its prestigious "40 Under 40" award for professional accomplishments and community service.
Mr. Christaldi is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, the Federal Bar Association, American Bar Association and The Hillsborough County Bar Association (Past Chair of the Health Law Section). He is also a member of Leadership Tampa (Class of 2003) and Tampa Connection (Class of 1998-1999). Mr. Christaldi is very active in the community where his work focuses on children, cultural issues and the environment. He serves on the Board of Trustees for Youth Environmental Services, Inc., as well as the Tampa Bay Business Committee for the Arts, and the Tampa Club.
Mr. Christaldi received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Florida State University College of Law, his M.A. in International Affairs from Florida State University, and his B.A. from New College of the University of South Florida.