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

Gregory C. Yadley

Partner, Corporate Practice Co-Administrator
Tampa,  FL  U.S.A.
Phone813.227.2238

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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
  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Real Estate
  • Technology
 
University Dartmouth College, B.A., cum laude, 1972
 
Law SchoolGeorge Washington University, J.D., with honors, 1975
 
Admitted1975, Florida; 1976, District of Columbia
 
Memberships 

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

 
LanguagesFrench
 
BornTampa, Florida, January 10, 1950
 
Biography

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.

Honors
•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, 2015
•Top 100 Lawyer and Florida Super Lawyers by Super Lawyers magazine, 2006 - 2014
•America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2003 - 2014, Chambers & Partners
•Florida Legal Elite, 2004 - 2014, Florida Trend magazine (top 1.6% of Florida lawyers) and Legal Elite Hall of Fame
•Best Lawyers in America, 2001 - 2015
•Tampa Bay's Best Lawyers, 2008 - 2011
•20 Most Influential Lawyers in Tampa Bay 2005, Tampa Bay Business Journal

News Releases
11.11.2014 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick Attorney Gregory C. Yadley Reappointed to SEC Advisory Committee
10.30.2014 Shumaker Attorneys Panelists at Florida Venture Forum Bootcamp
09.25.2014 Gregory C. Yadley Acknowledged by American Bar Association for His Service
08.21.2014 82 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015
08.21.2014 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Named Best Lawyers 2015 “Lawyer of the Year”
07.07.2014 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite
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
04.23.2014 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick Attorney Gregory C. Yadley Presents at American Bar Association Spring Meeting in Los Angeles
11.26.2013 Gregory C. Yadley Plays Key Role at SEC Small Business Forum in Washington, DC and Presents at American Bar Association Fall Meeting
11.18.2013 Tampa Attorney Paves the Way for Small Business Investing and Crowdfunding
08.15.2013 83 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014
08.15.2013 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Named Best Lawyers' 2014 “Lawyers of the Year”
06.27.2013 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite and Up & Comers
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
09.13.2012 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Named Best Lawyers' 2013 “Lawyers of the Year”
08.28.2012 81 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013
08.20.2012 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorney Gregory C. Yadley Presented at American Bar Association Annual Meeting in Chicago
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
06.13.2012 Gregory C. Yadley Named a Top 100 Florida Super Lawyer
03.30.2012 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick Attorney Gregory C. Yadley Presents at American Bar Association Spring Meeting in Las Vegas
03.14.2012 Shumaker Attorneys Co-Presented Mergers & Acquisitions Transactions Seminar
03.07.2012 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick Attorney Gregory C. Yadley Principal Co-Chair of 30th Annual Federal Securities Institute
10.21.2011 Best Lawyers' 2012 Lawyers of the Year
09.19.2011 Gregory C. Yadley Named to SEC Advisory Committee
09.07.2011 70 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers In America 2012
08.23.2011 Shumaker Attorneys Presented at Second Annual ACC-WCFL Symposium
08.10.2011 Gregory C. Yadley Elected Chair of Middle Market and Small Business Committee of the American Bar Association Business Law Section
06.23.2011 Gregory C. Yadley Named a Top 100 Florida Super Lawyer
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
04.27.2011 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick Attorney Gregory C. Yadley was a Presenter at American Bar Association Spring Meeting
03.11.2011 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick Attorney Gregory C. Yadley Participates in Small Business Capital and Credit Symposium at Ohio State University
11.30.2010 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick Attorney Gregory C. Yadley Presents at American Bar Association Fall Meeting in Washington, D.C.
11.24.2010 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick Attorney Gregory C. Yadley Plays Major Role at SEC Small Business Forum in Washington, D.C.
08.12.2010 70 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2011
06.22.2010 Gregory C. Yadley Named a Top 100 Florida Super Lawyer
06.18.2010 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick Attorney Gregory C. Yadley Presents at M&A Source Conference - Legal Workshop, Orlando, Florida
06.07.2010 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2010 Florida Super Lawyers and 2010 Florida Rising Stars
05.20.2010 Gregory C. Yadley Speaker at Professional Day Seminar
05.06.2010 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named “Leaders in their Field” by Chambers USA

Publications
07.01.2012 Regulators' Responsibility for Small Banks' Inability to Finance Customers in the Wake of the Financial Meltdown, Ohio State Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal, Volume 7, Number 1 (2012)
05.01.2012 General Provisions, Florida Corporate Practice, Sixth Edition
04.15.2011 Impact of the Financial Crisis on Select Disclosure Issues Affecting Small Public Companies
03.10.2011 Banking and Capital for Main Street: Access Restricted, Symposium Presentation sponsored by The Ohio State Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal, in conjunction with U.S. Bankcorp and the Columbus Bar Association, Columbus, Ohio
2011 Foreign Corporations, Florida Corporate Practice, Sixth Edition
02.01.2010 Going Private or Going Dark: That is the Question, The Practical Lawyer (February 2010)
2010 Florida Corporate Practice, The Florida Bar, Author and Co-Editor
07.31.2009 Going Darker: Maintaining the Suspension of Public Reporting Requirements through a Reverse Stock Split, with Gregory C. Yadley, American Bar Association, Section of Business Law Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
08.10.2007 Capital Offense: The SEC's Continuing Failure to Address Small Business Financing Concerns, New York University Journal of Law and Business, Volume 4, Number 1 (Fall 2007)
07.01.2006 Business Ownership: Simple ways to make the sale of a private business go smoothly, Smart Business Tampa Bay

Newsletters
11.29.2011 Dealing with Uncertainty in Mergers and Acquisitions Transactions, insights Newsletter - Autumn 2011
Spring 2011 insights Newsletter - Spring 2011
Spring 2010 insights Newsletter - Spring 2010

Events and Presentations
08.03.2012 Everything You Need to Know About Crowdfunding, presented at American Bar Association Annual Meeting in Chicago
05.30.2012 Exempt Offerings Under the JOBS Act: Crowdfunding and Regulation A+, Practising Law Institute, New York, New York
03.24.2012 Perspectives on Regulatory Reform for Small and Mid-Sized Companies: Change is in the Air, American Bar Association's Business Law Section Spring Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada
03.23.2012 Current Securities Law Issues for Small Business, American Bar Association's Business Law Section Spring Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada
02.16.2012 Principal Co-Chair, 30th Annual Federal Securities Institute, Miami Beach, Florida
02.07.2012 Maximizing Returns in M&A Transactions
08.19.2011 Recent M&A Trends and Developments
04.27.2011 Impact of the Financial Crisis on Select Disclosure Issues Affecting Small Public Companies
03.10.2011 The Big Squeeze: Small Business Financing during the Great Recession
02.17.2011 Legislative and Regulatory Change Resulting from the Financial Crisis Regulatory Reform - What It Means for Disclosure, Presentation, 29th Annual Federal Securities Institute, Miami, Florida
11.19.2010 Smaller Reporting Companies: Disclosure and Registration Practices Following the 2007 Reforms, Presentation, American Bar Association, Section of Business Law Fall Meeting, Washington, DC
06.16.2010 Right From the Start: Negotiate the M&A Client/Intermediary Representation Agreement You Want - And Need, Presentation, M&A Source Conference - Legal Workshop, Orlando, FL
05.11.2010 Unrelated Third Party Sales of a Closely-Held Business, Presentation, Society of Financial Service Professionals
02.11.2010 Focusing on the Outlook for 2010: New Proxy Rules, SEC Agenda, Distressed Deals, Delaware Law Developments
07.31.2009 Going Darker: Maintaining the Suspension of Public Reporting Requirements through a Reverse Stock Split, Presentation, American Bar Association, Section of Business Law Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
04.17.2009 Hot Securities Law Issues for Small Business, Panelist, American Bar Association, Section of Business Law Spring Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada
02.12.2009 Special Purpose Acquisition Corporations, Presentation, 27th Annual Federal Securities Institute, Miami, FL
02.12.2009 Rolling Out the TARP: Executive Compensation Under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act, Presentation, 27th Annual Federal Securities Institute, Miami, FL
04.29.2008 Smaller Public Companies Securities Law and PCAOB Update, ABA Webcast
04.11.2008 Hot Securities Law Issues for Small Business, Panelist, American Bar Association, Section of Business Law Spring Meeting, Dallas, TX
02.14.2008 Management Succession and Selected Other Corporate Governance Issues, Presentation, 26th Annual Federal Securities Institute, Miami, FL
01.11.2008 Doors Open in 2008: New SEC Rules, Presentation, American Bar Association, Meeting of Middle Market and Small Business Committee, Laguna Niguel, CA
08.14.2007 Securities Act Reform - the SEC's Proposals, Presentation, American Bar Association, Section of Business Law Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA
03.16.2007 Regulatory Relief for Small Business Capital Raising and M&A Intermediaries, Presentation, American Bar Association, Section of Business Law Spring Meeting, Washington, DC
02.07.2007 Nominating Committees: An Essential Element of Modern Governance, 25th Annual Federal Securities Institute, Miami Beach, FL
02.07.2007 Going Dark as an Alternative to Going Private, 25th Annual Federal Securities Institute, Miami Beach, FL
02.07.2007 Executive Sessions, Presentation, 25th Annual Federal Securities Institute, Miami Beach, FL
12.15.2006 “Planning for the Sale of a Closely Held Business,” Lenders' Briefing, Bank of Tampa, Tampa, FL
04.07.2006 “Director Liability and Its Effect on Corporate Governance Reform,” Presentation, American Bar Association, Section of Business Law Spring Meeting, Tampa, FL
02.17.2006 “Going Private: Eliminating Public Company Status Through a Reverse Stock Split,” 24th Annual Federal Securities Institute, Miami, FL
02.17.2006 “Board Process: The Importance Of Good Corporate Minutes,” 24th Annual Federal Securities Institute, Miami, FL
02.17.2006 “Securities Act Reform,” Panelist, 24th Annual Federal Securities Institute, Miami, FL

 
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Gregory C. Yadley

101 East Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 2800
TampaFL 33602




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