Andrew L. McIntosh has 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 consumer credit matters. He is regularly consulted for advice regarding corporate governance matters and shareholder disputes. Andrew represents both lenders and borrowers. A substantial part of his practice is committed to negotiating and drafting commercial documents and agreements.
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 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.
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.
•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
•Honorary Consul for Canada, December 2005-2012
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Welcomes Canadian Ambassador Gary Doer to Tampa
Andrew L. McIntosh to Speak at Country Market Brief: Canada
Two Non-Profits, Attorneys, Students and Entrepreneurs Partner to Clean Up Tampa Bay
Tampa Attorney Announces Formation of Bi-National Tampa/Canada Chamber of Commerce
Tampa Attorney to Moderate Panel at Association for Canadian Studies Conference
Andrew L. McIntosh Joins Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP
Making the World Safe for Franchising: Nieman v. Dryclean U.S.A, Co-Author, The Florida Bar Journal
Events and Presentations
Sustainability in Business, Speaker, University of Tampa
International Business Summit, Speaker (2009, 2010)
Canada-Florida Trade: More than Tourists and Orange Juice, Speaker, Saint Leo University International Business Conference
University of South Florida, MBA Program Guest Lecturer
Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Canada, Speaker, ACC Seminar
Canadian Franchise Disclosure, Speaker, Annual Meeting of the Florida Franchise Association, University of Tampa
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
Living Green, Presenter, Studio 10, a program of Tampa Bay's 10 WTSP TV, CBS affiliate in the Tampa Bay region