Julio C. Esquivel Named to Board of Tampa Theatre

TAMPA, FL – The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Julio C. Esquivel, partner in the Tampa office, has been named to the Board of Directors of Tampa Theatre Foundation, the non-profit organization that manages and operates the landmark theatre for the benefit of the community.

Mr. Esquivel focuses his practice in corporate, securities, franchise and general business matters. He has significant experience with a wide variety of transaction structures across a broad range of industries, including handling matters for entrepreneurs, start up companies, established private companies, and public companies. Mr. Esquivel's experience includes advising public and private companies in connection with corporate governance matters and '34 Act reporting obligations, including compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, as well as advising clients on matters relating to the formation of new businesses (structure, governance and related issues), with extensive experience representing start-up and growth stage enterprises. Mr. Esquivel received his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and his B.S. from the University of Florida.

A catapult for the imagination since 1926, the Tampa Theatre is a symbol of Tampa's glorious past and bright future. Tampa Theatre is a passionately protected landmark and one of America's best-preserved examples of grand movie palace architecture. In 2010, the Theatre was named one of the "top ten most iconic show places in the world" by Delta Sky magazine and was designated as "one of America's 21 Wonders" by LIFE magazine. The Theatre hosts and presents more than 600 shows a year including films, concerts, community events and educational programs.

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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.

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