SARASOTA, Fla. — David Wyant, a business law attorney with the full-service business law firm Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, has been selected by the World Rowing Federation, also known as FISA, to be an announcer for the 2017 World Rowing Championships, which will take place at Nathan Benderson Park from Sept. 23 – Oct. 1.
For the first time in over 20 years, the World Rowing Championships will return to the U.S. During the regatta, elite rowers from around the world, totaling more than 70 countries and nearly 2,000 participants, will contend for the championships.
As an announcer, Wyant will be driven alongside the races on Nathan Benderson Park’s one-of-a-kind wave attenuator, announcing as each race progresses.
“It’s a huge thrill for me that my hometown is hosting the first World Rowing Championships in the U.S. in 23 years,” said Wyant. “Rowing has come a long way in this area. Announcing these races is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and will be one of the highlights of my life.”
Wyant began rowing for Sarasota Scullers during his sophomore year at Pine View School. Now, he serves as the Sarasota Crew coxswain coach and has been announcing regattas at Nathan Benderson Park for more than five years. Wyant has announced everything from the Florida State Championships and the American Athletic Conference’s Women’s Rowing Championships to the recent 2017 USRowing Youth National Championships.
About Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP
Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 260 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. For more information, call 941-366-6660 or visit SLK-Law.com.
About David Wyant
David Wyant’s practice focuses on all aspects of business law, trade secrets and restrictive covenants, class actions, securities law and financial services customer disputes as well as life insurance and cybersecurity litigation. Wyant regularly negotiates contracts for businesses and individuals in the financial services, medical, entertainment and art industries – among others. He also represents many small businesses in all legal aspects of their operations or in defense of litigation. His litigation practice regularly finds him before state and federal courts, as well as FINRA. Wyant has significant experience with regard to brokerage industry “golden parachute” disputes, including litigation involving various financial services companies’ compensation plans. He is also an experienced class action litigator, having been involved in numerous class actions related to the securities industry.