Bruce H. Gordon: Lawyer with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Bruce H. Gordon

Partner, Trust & Estates Practice Co-Administrator
Tampa,  FL  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate Law / Business Organizations
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Public Law and Public Finance
  • Taxation
  • Trusts and Estates
University Miami University, B.A., 1970
Law SchoolCase Western Reserve University, J.D., 1973
Admitted1973, Ohio (inactive); 1979, Florida
BornCleveland, Ohio, November 26, 1948

Bruce H. Gordon's principal areas of practice are corporate, tax, estate planning, asset preservation planning, trusts, estate administration, probate litigation, real property, compensation planning, international and general commercial and transactional matters for public and private corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and foundations, as well as high net worth individuals and their families.

Bruce was a member of the tax department of a Big Six accounting firm for six years prior to practicing law. He has lectured at various Florida Bar CLE courses and at meetings of trust companies and professional associations. As a member of The Executive Council of the General Practice Section of The Florida Bar from 1988 - 1994 he served on the Continuing Legal Education Committee.


· AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

· Best Lawyers in America, 2008 - 2014

· Florida Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine, 2007 - 2013

· Tampa Bay's Best Lawyers, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011

Professional and Community Affiliations

· Accredited Estate Planner as designated by the National Association of Estate Planners

· The Florida Bar, Tax Section; Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section

· American Bar Association, Tax Section; RPTE Section

· American Bar Association, Asset Protection Planning Committee, Vice-Chair (2013-2014)

· Tampa Bay Estate Planning Council (since 1980), Board of Directors, 2007 to 2009

· Attorneys For Family-Held Enterprises ("afhe")

· All Children's Hospital Foundation Annual Estate, Tax, Legal and Financial Planning Seminar, Planning Committee, 2011

· Tampa Museum of Art Foundation, Board of Directors

· Leadership Tampa Alumni Association (Class of 1980)

· WEDU Professional Advisory Council

· The Children's Home, Inc., Advisory Council

· Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center Professional Advisory Council on Planned Giving

· Morton Plant Mease Foundation, Financial Counseling Services Committee

· Kiwanis Club of Tampa Bay, past President, 1984-1985


Banking and Financial Institutions

Nonprofit Organizations

Public Law and Public Finance

Real Estate


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Office Information

Bruce H. Gordon

101 East Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 2800
TampaFL 33602


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