Andrew L. McIntosh is a business and transaction lawyer having significant experience in advising individuals and business entities in a wide range of areas, including business organizations, mergers and acquisitions, securities, franchising and distribution, debt financing, joint ventures, commercial contracts, and trade. He is regularly consulted for advice regarding corporate governance matters and shareholder disputes. Andrew represents both lenders and borrowers.
Many of Andrew's clients are identified with renewable energies, green build and sustainable business initiatives.
As a member of the bars of both Ontario and Florida, Andrew provides representation to clients involved in cross-border and global business. He is a member of the firm's international practice group.
From 2005 to 2012, Andrew served as Honorary Consul of Canada for Florida, pursuant to the Government of Canada's Enhanced Representation Initiative. He continues to provide contract services. His role has been to facilitate trade and investment activities through the Canadian Consulate General at Miami, assisting Canadian businesses with interests in Florida, and U.S. firms desiring to do business in Canada. He founded the Canada Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce. In recognition of his efforts on behalf of Canada, Andrew was awarded the Governor General's Visit Medallion.
Andrew is a co-founder of Cross Border Partners Advisory Services which provides project management and consulting services to businesses seeking to expand their platform through exports or direct investment. The work of Cross Border Partners compliments Andrew's law practice and supports efforts for the benefit of clients and the community as a whole.
Prior to joining Shumaker, Andrew was a partner for many years with an international law firm where he served as global desk partner for the Florida market.
•Recipient of the Governor General's Visit Medallion
•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
•Honorary Consul for Canada, December 2005-2012
06.10.2016 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick Attorney Receives Award From Canada's Governor General
04.20.2015 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Welcomes Canadian Ambassador Gary Doer to Tampa
01.22.2015 Andrew L. McIntosh to Speak at Country Market Brief: Canada
01.14.2014 Two Non-Profits, Attorneys, Students and Entrepreneurs Partner to Clean Up Tampa Bay
11.22.2013 Tampa Attorney Announces Formation of Bi-National Tampa/Canada Chamber of Commerce
11.13.2013 Tampa Attorney to Moderate Panel at Association for Canadian Studies Conference
07.29.2013 Andrew L. McIntosh Joins Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP
February 2001 Making the World Safe for Franchising: Nieman v. Dryclean U.S.A, Co-Author, The Florida Bar Journal
Events and Presentations
February 2015 Growing Global Conference, Speaker, Pasco County Economic Development Council
November 2013 Association of Canadian Studies in the United States 23rd Biennial Conference and Panel Discussion, Panel Moderator
October 2010 Sustainability in Business, Speaker, University of Tampa
2010 International Business Summit, Speaker (2009, 2010)
November 2009 Canada-Florida Trade: More than Tourists and Orange Juice, Speaker, Saint Leo University International Business Conference
2009 University of South Florida, MBA Program Guest Lecturer
December 2008 Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Canada, Speaker, ACC Seminar
2008-2009 Living Green, Presenter, Studio 10, a program of Tampa Bay's 10 WTSP TV, CBS affiliate in the Tampa Bay region
March 2007 Canadian Franchise Disclosure, Speaker, Annual Meeting of the Florida Franchise Association, University of Tampa
July 1998 On the Way to the 21st Century - The Year 2K Computer Problem: Medical & Legal Implications for Health Care Delivery, Speaker, The Florida Bar Health Care Section