Darrell C. Smith: Lawyer with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Darrell C. Smith

Partner, Corporate Practice Co-Administrator
Tampa,  FL  U.S.A.
Phone813.227.2226

Peer Rating
 5.0/5.0
AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate Law / Business Organizations
  • Financial Services
  • Government Contracts
  • International Transactions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Securities
  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Sports and Entertainment
  • Media
  • Healthcare
  • Real Estate
  • Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Public Law and Public Finance
 
University Grove City College, B.A., 1976
 
Law SchoolCapital University, J.D., 1981
 
Admitted1982, Florida
 
Memberships 

Professional and Community Affiliations
• The Florida Bar
• Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo, former Board of Directors
• Tampa Preparatory School, former Board of Directors
• Tampa Bay Partnership, former Board of Directors

 
BornBuffalo, New York, November 12, 1954
 
Biography

Darrell C. Smith has extensive experience representing business entities of all sizes, including privately held growing businesses and large and small public companies. He regularly represents clients in mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions, contract negotiations, strategic planning, legal compliance and general corporate matters. He also has extensive experience in securities matters, including advising clients with regard to their private and public offerings of securities (including initial public offerings and going private transactions) and their ongoing disclosure obligations.

Darrell has a national practice with extensive experience in international transactions as well. In addition to representing businesses, Darrell also provides services to venture capital and equity capital interests and other financing sources. Additionally, he has significant experience in representing Boards of Directors and Special Committees of the Board as well as representation in company internal and external investigations.

Darrell is a former member of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP's eight person Management Committee and former Managing Partner of the firm's Tampa office.

Honors
• AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
• Florida Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine, 2006 - 2014
• Best Lawyers in America, 2008 - 2015
• Legal Elite by Florida Trend magazine, 2012
Tampa Bay Business Journal Top Lawyer, 2010 and 2009
• Americas Leading Lawyers for Business Chambers USA, 2010 - 2014, Corporate/M&A Private Equity practice area
• Key Executive profile in the Tampa Business Journal
Tampa Bay Business Journal Blue Chip Awards and the Ultimate CEO Awards, Judge
Tampa Bay's Best Lawyers
• Who's Who Florida, the official research partner of the International Bar Association
Finance Monthly Magazine's Law Awards for Achievement, 2010
• Leading Lawyer by Intercontinental Finance Magazine, 2012

News Releases

08.21.2014 82 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015

06.16.2014 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys named 2014 Florida Super Lawyers and 2014 Florida Rising Stars

05.29.2014 Shumaker Attorneys Recognized as Leading Lawyers in Chambers USA

08.15.2013 83 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014

06.13.2013 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2013 Florida Super Lawyers and 2013 Florida Rising Stars

05.29.2013 Shumaker Recognized in Chambers USA

08.28.2012 81 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013

06.29.2012 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite and Up & Comers

06.15.2012 Shumaker Recognized in Chambers USA

09.07.2011 70 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers In America 2012

06.13.2011 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named Leaders in their Field by Chambers USA

06.10.2011 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2011 Florida Super Lawyers and 2011 Florida Rising Stars

08.12.2010 70 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2011

06.07.2010 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2010 Florida Super Lawyers and 2010 Florida Rising Stars

05.06.2010 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named Leaders in their Field by Chambers USA

 
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Darrell C. Smith

101 East Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 2800
TampaFL 33602




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