Joseph J. Santaniello: Lawyer with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Joseph J. Santaniello

Charlotte,  NC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Commercial Transactions
  • Corporate Law / Business Organizations
  • Franchise and Distribution
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Transactions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions and Divestitures
University University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.S., 1994
Law SchoolUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D., 1997
Admitted1997, North Carolina
BornJamaica, New York, April 21, 1972

Joseph J. (Jack) Santaniello's principal areas of practice are general corporate and commercial transactional matters, including corporate formation and dissolution, copyright and federal and state trademark matters, as well as franchise, distribution and licensing law.

Jack has extensive experience in representing companies and their owners in a wide variety of business activities, including transaction negotiations, contract review, shareholder disputes, business and commercial litigation. Jack also has experience in non-profit organizations, commercial bankruptcy and creditors' rights matters as well as securities law matters.


· North Carolina Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine, 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009

· Charlotte Movers & Shakers, Business Leader magazine, 2012, 2011

· 40 Under 40, Charlotte Business Journal, 2009

· North Carolina Law Impact Leader, Business Leader, North Carolina Legal Guide, 2009

· Top Lawyers in Charlotte, Business Leader magazine, 2008

· Class 30 of Leadership Charlotte

Professional and Community Affiliations

· Mecklenburg County Bar Association

· North Carolina Bar Association

· American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law section

· Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte, Board of Directors

· National Hispanic Entrepreneurs' Organization, Advisory Board

· International Trademark Association

· International Franchise Association

· ABA Forum on Franchising

· FBI Charlotte Citizens' Academy Alumni Association


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Letter of Intent: Gateway to a Deal
Philip S. Chubb,Joseph J. Santaniello, June 30, 2014
Your time is valuable. So is the business that you are thinking about selling or the business you intend to acquire. You may also be thinking that before running up professional advisor costs, your business folks should be able to put together a non-binding letter of intent (“LOI”) and...

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Joseph J. Santaniello

128 South Tryon Street, Suite 1800
CharlotteNC 28202-5013


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