Gregory C. Yadley: Lawyer with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Gregory C. Yadley

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

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate Law / Business Organizations
  • Securities
  • Mergers and Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Financial Institutions
  • Financing Transactions
  • Corporate Compliance
  • International Transactions
University Dartmouth College, B.A., cum laude, 1972
Law SchoolGeorge Washington University, J.D., with honors, 1975
Admitted1975, Florida; 1976, District of Columbia
BornTampa, Florida, January 10, 1950

Gregory C. Yadley has extensive experience representing business entities of all sizes, including closely-held and family businesses and large and small public companies. He regularly represents these clients in financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiations and disputes, strategic planning, legal compliance and general corporate matters. Greg 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 their ongoing disclosure obligations.

Greg is an adjunct professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, a frequent lecturer and a member of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Businesses. He is a Co-Editor of The Florida Bar Florida Corporate Practice Manual and Co-Director of the annual Federal Securities Institute. Greg serves as the Chairman of the American Bar Association's Middle Market and Small Business Committee.


· Best Lawyers, "Tampa Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year," 2014

· Best Lawyers, "Tampa Securities / Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year," 2013

· Best Lawyers, "Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Lawyer of the Year," 2012

· "Top 100" Lawyer and Florida Super Lawyers by Super Lawyers magazine, 2006 - 2013

· America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2003 - 2013, Chambers & Partners

· Florida Legal Elite, 2004 - 2013, Florida Trend magazine (top 1.6% of Florida lawyers) and Legal Elite Hall of Fame

· Best Lawyers in America, 2005 - 2014

· Tampa Bay's Best Lawyers, 2008 - 2011

· 20 Most Influential Lawyers in Tampa Bay 2005, Tampa Bay Business Journal

Professional and Community Affiliations

· The Florida Bar, Executive Council and past Chairman, Business Law Section

· American Bar Association: Chair, Middle Market and Small Business Committee, Business Law Section; Task Force on Private Placement Brokers (past Co-Chairman); Subcommittee on Small Business Issuers (past Chairman) of the Federal Regulation of Securities Committee

· Tampa Bay & Company, Board of Directors, past Chairman

· Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture and the Arts, Inc., Board of Directors, Executive Committee, past Chairman

· Leadership Tampa Alumni of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, past Chairman

· Dartmouth Club of Tampa, Inc., Board of Directors, past President

· Dartmouth College Alumni Council, past member

· University Club of Tampa, Board of Directors, past President

· The Florida Orchestra, Board of Directors, Executive Committee member

· Friends of Tampa Public Art Foundation, Inc., Director and Vice President

· Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin, Board of Directors, Executive Committee member


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Office Information

Gregory C. Yadley

101 East Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 2800
TampaFL 33602


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