Ronald A. Christaldi and Andrew L. McIntosh Received Commendation from Tampa City Council

TAMPA, FLORIDA – The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Tampa partners Ronald A. Christaldi and Andrew L. McIntosh received a Commendation from Tampa City Council for their service on the City of Tampa’s Cultural Assets Commission. The commission was intended to serve as a catalyst for recommendations to the Tampa City Council in its determination of municipal needs and planning in its consideration of facilitating and supporting the City's unique cultural assets and providing an environment conducive to economic growth. Ron served as Chair and Andrew served as Vice Chair of the Tampa City Council's Citizens Advisory Committee on the Economic Impact of Cultural Assets.

Ron is the President/CEO Shumaker Advisors Florida, LLC and a business lawyer with experience in both transactions and litigation. He is the Chair of the Health Care Practice group in the Tampa, Florida office of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP. Ron is a Board Certified Health Lawyer and is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He has been named one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Florida by Florida Super Lawyers®. Ron has also been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America® and selected Florida Legal Elite© by Florida Trend.

Andrew practices in the areas of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, international business, and franchising, among others.  He is a member of the bars of both Ontario and Florida.  Andrew is AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. From 2005 to 2012, he served as an Honorary Consul for Canada – one of 16 in the U.S. --pursuant to the Government of Canada's "Enhanced Representation Initiative."  Andrew continues to facilitate trade and investment activities through the Canadian Consulate General at Miami, assisting Canadian businesses with interests in Florida, and U.S.-based firms seeking to do business in Canada.  He is active with local economic development organizations and is founder of the Canada-Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce.

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Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full-service business law firm with more than 265 attorneys in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; Charleston, South Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina and Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.  Shumaker is a premier provider of quality legal services.  Whether it's commitment to clients or work in the community, involvement lies at the core of all of Shumaker’s initiatives.