Six Shumaker Lawyers Named Florida Trend's 2021 Florida Legal Elite

TAMPA, FL – Shumaker announced today that six of its lawyers have been recognized in the 2021 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite. In addition, one Shumaker lawyer was honored in the Legal Elite Hall of Fame for consistently earning high marks from peers annually in Legal Elite voting.

The 2021 Florida Legal Elite list recognizes the state’s top lawyers as selected by their peers through a voting process in 28 practice areas. The list of more than 1,200 honorees represents just over one percent of the active Florida Bar members, including lawyers in private practice, as well as top government and nonprofit lawyers who practice in Florida.

The Shumaker lawyers recognized as 2021 Florida Legal Elite and Hall of Fame honoree are:

Appellate Practice
Duane A. Daiker

Business Law
Ronald A. Christaldi
Gregory C. Yadley – Hall of Fame

Commercial Litigation
Melanie S. Griffin

Immigration & Nationality
Maria del Carmen Ramos

Intellectual Property
Douglas A. Cherry