TAMPA, FL – Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, the largest law firm in the Tampa Bay region based on number of attorneys in the area, is pleased to announce the expansion of its firm-wide real estate and land use practice with the addition of seasoned attorney Samuel P. Queirolo. “We are excited to add a lawyer with Sam’s depth and expertise to our firm-wide land use and real estate practice. Sam’s significant experience adds to this robust group of more than 60 practioners across the firm,” said Mark Catchur, Managing Partner of the Tampa office.
Sam is Florida Bar Board Certified in Real Estate Law with 28 years of experience working with investors, developers, lenders, and governmental entities in the acquisition, development, leasing, financing, and disposition of office and industrial projects, residential developments, apartment complexes, retail facilities, mixed-use projects, senior living facilities, and university facilities. He is an authorized title insurance agent. He has also worked with clients to assemble teams of consulting professionals to provide strategic legal, title, valuation, and transfer tax analysis in the context of multi-site acquisitions, dispositions, financings, and corporate transactions.
Joel Freedman, a preeminent land-use planner at Shumaker in Florida, hailed the addition of Sam to the team. “The addition of Sam Queirolo to the Shumaker team allows Shumaker to add to the level of service and depth of experience we provide to our clients.”
Ron Christaldi, CEO of Shumaker’s governmental affairs practice added, “welcoming Sam to the team compliments from a land use perspective the robust local government and public affairs team we have in place to combine relationships with local officials with the know-how necessary to excel for our clients.”
Sam received his J.D. from Florida State University College of Law with high honors and has his B.S. in accounting from Florida State University.
About Shumaker’s Real Estate Practice:
Shumaker’s real estate practice has the size and depth to represent commercial property owners and developers, large landlords and tenants, corporations and commercial lenders throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. We are a full service real estate law firm, able to handle the documentation of multi-state projects as well as large mixed use developments.
About Shumaker’s Zoning and Land Use Practice:
Shumaker represents clients in all stages of land development, from land acquisition due diligence through final project approval and construction. Our lawyers possess the experience and knowledge to help clients navigate through the maze of local, regional and state approvals that may be required for industrial, commercial, residential, and mixed use land developments.
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Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 260 lawyers and seven offices 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.