David F. Waterman: Lawyer with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

David F. Waterman

Partner, Management Committee Chair
Toledo,  OH  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate Law / Business Organizations
  • Estate Planning
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Mergers and Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Taxation
University Princeton University, B.S.E., summa cum laude, 1971
Law SchoolUniversity of Michigan, J.D., cum laude, 1975
Admitted1975, Illinois; 1979, Ohio
BornColumbus, Ohio, May 25, 1949

David F. Waterman has extensive experience in representing closely held business enterprises, serving in a general counsel capacity and advising both the business and its owners in connection with tax and general corporate matters. Dave is most active representing parties in the start-up, acquisition, disposition and financing of business interests, and the implementation of growth strategies through joint ventures, venture capital financings and private placement funding.


· Best Lawyers in America, 1987 - 2014

· Best Lawyers, "Toledo Mergers & Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year," 2012

· Best Lawyers, "Toledo Corporate Lawyer of the Year," 2009

· Toledo Business Journal, "Who's Who in Toledo Area Law"

· AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Professional and Community Affiliations

· Toledo Bar Association

· Ohio State Bar Association

· American Bar Association

· Boys and Girls Clubs of Toledo, Trustee

· Lourdes University, Trustee

· Rotary Club of Toledo

· Alumni Schools Committee of Northwest Ohio, Princeton University, Chairman

· CoreNetwork angel investor group, Advisory Board

· Imagination Station, Toledo, Trustee and Chairman

· Northwest Ohio Regional Growth Partnership, Trustee and past Chairman

· The University of Toledo Center for Family Business, Advisory Committee

· The University of Toledo College of Medicine, Advisory Board

· Toledo Community Foundation, Trustee

· Inverness Club, past President

· St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center Foundation, past Chairman

· State of Ohio Third Frontier Commission, former Trustee

· The Toledo Rotary Foundation, past Chairman



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David F. Waterman

1000 Jackson Street
ToledoOH 43604-5573


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