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Ronald A. Christaldi

Partner, Healthcare Practice Co-Administrator
Bank of America Plaza
101 E. Kennedy Boulevard
Suite 2800
Tampa, FL 33602
Direct813.221.7152
Fax813.229.1660
rchristaldi@slk-law.com

Assistant

Kathleen Wolfe
Direct813.227.2279
kwolfe@slk-law.com

Ronald A. Christaldi is a business lawyer with experience in both transactions and litigation.  Ron is the Co-Chair of the Health Care Practice group in the Tampa, Florida office.  Ron is a Board Certified Health Lawyer and is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.  He has been named one of the Top 50 Lawyers in Florida by Florida Super Lawyers magazine.  Ron has also been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America and selected Florida Legal Elite by Florida Trend magazine.

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Honors

  • AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top 100 Lawyers in Florida by Super Lawyers magazine, 2011-2013
  • Top 50 Super Lawyer - Tampa Bay by Super Lawyers magazine, 2013
  • Florida Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine, 2006, 2008-2016
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2009 - 2017
  • Best Lawyers "Tampa Health Care Law Lawyer of the Year," 2013
  • Florida Legal Elite by Florida Trend magazine
  • Tampa Bay Business Journal's "40 Under 40
  • Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture and the Arts Individual Impact Award, 2014

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors (Chairman); Executive Committee; former Co-Chair Public Policy Committee; former Treasurer; former General Council
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, past Chair of the Health Law Section
  • National Italian American Bar Association
  • Tampa City Council’s Citizen Advisory Committee on the Economic Impact of Cultural Assets (Chair)
  • Friends of the Riverwalk, Board of Directors
  • Facility Master Plan Task Force, Tampa Theatre
  • Tampa Club, Board of Directors 2006-2014 (Past Chair)
  • Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture and the Arts, Inc., Board of Directors 2004-2014 (Past Chair)
  • The Spring of Tampa Bay, Board of Directors 2009-2014 (Past Vice-Chair)
  • Youth Environmental Services, Inc., Board of Trustees 1998-2014 (Past Chair)
  • Creative TampaBay, Inc., Board of Directors 2004-2006, Advisory Board 2006-2010
  • City of Tampa Creative Industries Council, 2007
  • Florida Liver Association, Board Advisor 2002-2006
  • Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law, Advisory Board
  • National Association of Environmental Law Societies, Executive Alumni Council 1996-2000
  • Leadership Tampa (Class of 2003)
  • Tampa Connection (Class of 1998-1999)

News Releases

08.16.2016Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America® 2017
06.22.2016Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite 2016
06.09.2016Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2016 Florida Super Lawyers and 2016 Florida Rising Stars
01.19.2016Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Partner with Hillsborough County Medical Association
09.22.2015Christaldi to Chair 2015 Lions Eye Institute Eye Ball Gala
08.19.2015Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America® 2016
06.23.2015Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite 2015
06.12.2015Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2015 Florida Super Lawyers and 2015 Florida Rising Stars
06.03.2015Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Signs Landmark Agreement with Panamanian Business Group
04.20.2015Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Welcomes Canadian Ambassador Gary Doer to Tampa
04.07.2015Christaldi Honored with Board of Trustees Award for his Service
11.19.2014Ron Christaldi to Attend Chile Trade Mission
10.27.2014Ronald A. Christaldi Receives Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture & the Arts Individual Impact Award
10.06.2014The Tampa Club Selects Nonprofit for Upcoming Golf Tournament
10.06.2014Federal Court Sides with St. Petersburg Manufacturer in Patent Infringement Fight
08.21.201483 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015
07.22.2014Tampa Firm Set for Trial in Historic Patent Dispute
07.07.2014Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite
06.16.2014Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers and 2014 Florida Rising Stars
05.15.2014Video - Ron Christaldi Featured in Tampa Bay Business Journal Executive Files
03.25.2014Tampa Law Firm Wins Precedent-Setting Judgment in Patent Infringement Case
01.08.2014Ronald A. Christaldi Appointed Chairman of Board of Directors of the Tampa Club
10.08.2013Ronald A. Christaldi Elected to Board of Directors of Friends of the Riverwalk
09.25.2013Ronald A. Christaldi to Speak Before The Federal Bar Association
08.15.201383 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014
08.06.2013Shumaker Partner Ron Christaldi Meets with Vice President Joe Biden as Representative of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce
07.03.2013Ronald A. Christaldi Named One of the Top 100 Lawyers in Florida by Florida Super Lawyers
06.27.2013Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite and Up & Comers
06.13.2013Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2013 Florida Super Lawyers and 2013 Florida Rising Stars
09.13.2012Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Named Best Lawyers' 2013 “Lawyers of the Year”
08.28.201281 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013
07.19.2012ALPS South, LLC, Represented by Shumaker Attorney Ron Christaldi, Wins Jury Verdict in Medical Device Patent Case
06.29.2012Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite and Up & Comers
06.14.2012Ronald A. Christaldi Named One of the Top 100 Lawyers in Florida by Florida Super Lawyers
01.27.2012Shumaker Attorneys Named to Corporate Counsel’s “2012 Top Rated Lawyers Guide to Healthcare”
12.19.2011Ronald A. Christaldi Named Co-Chair of Public Policy Committee of Tampa Chamber
11.23.2011Ronald A. Christaldi Appointed to City of Tampa Economic Impact of Cultural Assets Committee
09.15.2011Ronald A. Christaldi Invited by Councilwoman Yvonne Yolie Capin to Participate in Tampa City Council Workshop
09.07.201170 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers In America® 2012
07.12.2011Ronald A. Christaldi Elected Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of The Spring of Tampa Bay, Inc.
06.22.2011Ronald A. Christaldi Named One of the Top 100 Lawyers in Florida by Florida Super Lawyers®
06.10.2011Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2011 Florida Super Lawyers and 2011 Florida Rising Stars
04.12.2011Ronald A. Christaldi Spoke to the New College Alumni Association
08.12.201070 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2011
07.15.2010Ronald A. Christaldi Named Interim Secretary of the Board of Directors of The Spring of Tampa Bay, Inc.
06.07.2010Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2010 Florida Super Lawyers and 2010 Florida Rising Stars
02.02.2010Ronald A. Christaldi Re-Elected to Board of Directors of Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture and the Arts
01.05.2010Ronald A. Christaldi Appointed General Counsel of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce
12.05.2007Ronald A. Christaldi Receives Florida Bar Certification Renewal

Publications

05.04.2016Client Alert: CMS Issues Rule Proposing New Approach to Paying Clinicians for Value and Quality
02.01.2011"Baldwin v. Shands: Reaffirming the Broad Reach of Amendment 7," Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer
06.01.2009"Health Information Privacy Protection After the Stimulus Bill"
08.01.2008"Health Care Industry Beware: Congress is Taking Aim to Further Protect Patient Information"
1999"Measuring Environmental Equity and Justice: A Proposed Health-Assessment Paradigm," International Journal of Public Administration
12.01.1997"Federal Medical Records Privacy Legislation on the Horizon," Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer
10.01.1997"Lawyers Beware: The Law Governing Confidentiality and HIV/AIDS Reporting is Changing," Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer
09.16.1997"Medicaid Providers Face New Set of Hoops for Participation," Medical Business (Gulf Coast Edition)
06.10.1997"Confidentiality and HIV/AIDS Reporting: Changes in the Law," Medical Business (Gulf Coast Edition)

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Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Florida State University College of Law, 1996
  • M.A., International Affairs, Florida State University, 1996
  • B.A., History, New College of Florida, 1993

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Florida, 1996
  • Supreme Court, 2000
  • United States Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit, 2000
  • United States District Court Middle District of Florida, 1996
  • United States Court of Appeals Federal Circuit

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