TAMPA, FL – The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Gregory C. Yadley, partner in the Tampa office, has been named a Top 100 Lawyer by Florida Super Lawyers® for the fifth straight year. Super Lawyers' attorney-led research staff searches for lawyers who have attained certain honors, results or credentials, which indicate a high degree of peer recognition or professional competence. The Top 100 Lawyers received the highest point totals in the Florida Super Lawyers® 2011 nomination, research and blue ribbon review process.
Mr. Yadley has extensive experience representing business entities of all sizes, including closely-held and family businesses and large and small public companies. He regularly represents these clients in financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiations and disputes, strategic planning, legal compliance and general corporate matters. He also has extensive experience in securities matters, including advising clients with regard to their private and public offerings of securities (including initial public offerings) and their ongoing disclosure obligations. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, a frequent lecturer and contributor to legal periodicals, Co-Editor of The Florida Bar Florida Corporate Practice Manual, Co-Director of the annual Federal Securities Institute and a Moderator for the SEC Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation. Mr. Yadley was also named to Florida Legal Elite©, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005 and 2004 Florida Trend Magazine (top 1.6% of Florida lawyers); The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law, 2005 – 2011 (2008 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC); Florida Super Lawyer, and Florida Top 100 Lawyer, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006; Tampa Bay's Best Lawyers, 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2008; and 20 Most Influential Lawyers in Tampa Bay 2005, Tampa Bay Business Journal. Mr. Yadley is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He is incoming Chairman of the American Bar Association's Middle Market and Small Business Committee. Mr. Yadley received his J.D., with honors, from George Washington University and his B.A., cum laude, from Dartmouth College.
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Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full service law firm with 215 attorneys practicing in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; and Charlotte, North Carolina.