TAMPA, FL – The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Hugo S. “Brad” deBeaubien, Kathleen G. Reres and Jon P. Skelton have been named Partners of the firm as of January 1, 2017.
Brad practices primarily in the area of business litigation, with an emphasis on bankruptcy and labor and employment law. His bankruptcy practice includes the representation of debtors in Chapter 11 cases, secured and unsecured creditors, financial institutions and trustees. Brad’s labor and employment practice focuses on representing employers in a wide variety of state and federal employment law matters, including wage and hour litigation, discrimination actions, restrictive covenant and trade secret claims, and other employment litigation. Brad received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Florida State University and his B.A. from the College of William & Mary.
Kathleen represents a variety of homeowners associations, condominium associations, business organizations, financial entities, municipal corporations and individuals. She has experience handling various litigation matters including covenant enforcement, collections, commercial and residential landlord-tenant litigation, municipal code enforcement, board lien foreclosures, community association lien foreclosures, mortgage foreclosures, foreclosure defense, and breach of fiduciary duty claims. Kathleen received her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Florida and her B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Central Florida.
Jon focuses his practice on general tax, corporate/business and wealth management. He assists clients in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, asset protection planning, corporate and business matters, including business succession planning, and tax planning for individuals, corporations, partnerships, estates and trusts. In addition, Jon represents taxpayers in connection with audits and other controversies with federal, state and local taxing authorities. Jon received his LL.M. Taxation and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and B.A., cum laude, from the University of Florida.
About Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP
Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 245 lawyers and five offices in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Fla.; and Charlotte, N.C. 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.