Ernest J. Marquart: Lawyer with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Ernest J. Marquart


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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Construction
  • Financial Institutions
  • Financial Services
  • Intellectual Property
  • Professional Liability
  • Bankruptcy
  • Insolvency and Creditors' Rights
  • Transportation and Distribution
  • Data Breach
  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Manufacturing
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Technology
University Boston University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1986
Law SchoolUniversity of Florida, J.D., with honors, 1991
Admitted1991, Florida; United States Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit; United States District Court Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida

Professional and Community Affiliations

•The Florida Bar, Business Law Section
•The Hillsborough County Bar Association
•The American Bar Association, Litigation Section and Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section
•Florida Bar Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee A, 1997 - 2000; Vice-Chair, 2000
•Leadership Tampa Alumni, Class of 2008
•New Tampa Family YMCA, Board of Directors 2001 - 2007, 2009 - 2013; Chairman, 2003 - 2006
•Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel Foundation, Board of Trustees, 2011 - 2013
•Hillsborough County Consumer Protection Board, 2001 - 2005; Vice-Chair, 2002; Chairman, 2003 - 2005
•Westover Homeowners Association, Board of Directors, 2003 - 2005
•New Tampa Family YMCA, Youth Soccer and T-Ball Coach, 2002 - 2009
•Temple Terrace Little League, Youth Baseball Coach, 2010 - 2013
•Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Temple Terrace, Florida
•University Club of Tampa

BornQueens, New York, October 7, 1964

Ernie Marquart's practice focuses on business litigation. He has extensive experience representing public and private companies, partnerships, and individuals in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels. He also has represented clients before the American Arbitration Association, governmental agencies, and in administrative proceedings. Ernie has regularly represented clients in a variety of cases involving commercial contracts; construction projects; real estate, health care management, and franchise matters; securities and shareholder disputes; and transportation, environmental, and intellectual property issues. He also has substantial experience representing creditors in federal bankruptcy courts.

Ernie served on the firm's Management Committee from 2004 through 2011 and was the Managing Partner of the Tampa office from 2009 to 2011. He was head of the Tampa office Litigation Department and co-chair of the Litigation Department firm-wide from 2001 to 2003 and was a member of the firm's Professional Development Committee from 1993 to 2000.


•AV Peer Review rated by Martindale-Hubbell
•Best Lawyers in America, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
•Florida Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
•Top Lawyer by Tampa Bay Magazine

News Releases

08.19.2015 Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America 2016

06.12.2015 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2015 Florida Super Lawyers and 2015 Florida Rising Stars

08.21.2014 83 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

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

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

03.30.2012 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Announces New Tampa Office Managing Partner and Management Committee Addition

02.21.2012 Ernie Marquart Appointed to Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel Foundation Board of Trustees

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

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


04.30.2014 Key Points of the New Florida LLC Act

March 2014 Florida's New Revised LLC Act, Part IV

January 2014 Florida's New Revised LLC Act, Part III

November 2013 Florida's New Revised LLC Act, Part II

September/October 2013 Florida's New Revised LLC Act, Part I

05.20.2013 Florida Adopts New LLC Act News Alert


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Ernest J. Marquart

101 East Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 2800
TampaFL 33602


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