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

Joseph J. Santaniello

Partner
Charlotte,  NC  U.S.A.
Phone704.945.2141

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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
 
Memberships 

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

 
LanguagesSpanish
 
BornJamaica, New York, April 21, 1972
 
Biography

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.

Honors
• 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

News Releases

01.15.2014 Jack Santaniello Presented at Latin American Chamber of Commerce

12.12.2013 Jack Santaniello Presented at Level 7 Event

11.07.2013 Jack Santaniello Presented at Latin American Chamber of Commerce

05.24.2013 Jack Santaniello Presented at Latin American Chamber of Commerce

05.21.2013 Philip S. Chubb and Joseph J. Santaniello Presented at NBI Seminar

03.14.2013 Joseph J. Santaniello Presented at Level 7 Event

01.26.2012 Shumaker Announces 2012 North Carolina Rising Stars

01.21.2011 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named to 2011 North Carolina Rising Stars

12.08.2010 Moses Luski and Jack Santaniello Spoke at the NHEO Talks Charlotte Conference

01.27.2010 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named to 2010 North Carolina Rising Stars

Publications

06.16.2014 Letter of Intent: Gateway to a Deal

10.15.2012 Contributing Author, Annual Franchise and Distribution Law Developments 2012 (American Bar Association)

10.01.2012 Contributing Author, Covenants Against Competition in Franchise Agreements, North Carolina Chapter, 3rd Edition (American Bar Association)

02.01.2012 Interesting North Carolina Business Law Changes for 2012, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Dividends Newsletter

12.01.2011 L3Cs: New Kid on the Company Block, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Dividends Newsletter

03.01.2011 That's Not Me: Trademark Identity Theft, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Dividends Newsletter

12.01.2010 Do You Have Good Business Judgment? Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Dividends Newsletter

12.01.2010 Red Flags Get a Temporary Green Light, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Dividends Newsletter

12.01.2010 Are You a Target? A Short Summary of Several New North Carolina Laws, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Dividends Newsletter

06.01.2010 Another Red Flag for the Red Flags Rule, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Dividends Newsletter

04.28.2010 Franchise Business Offers Some Risks With Rewards, Charlotte Business Journal

12.01.2009 Are You Ignoring Red Flags? Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Dividends Newsletter

09.01.2009 Is That 'Independent Contractor' Really An 'Employee'? Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Dividends Newsletter

09.01.2009 Are You Paying the New Minimum? (NC Minimum Wage Act), Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Dividends Newsletter

05.01.2008 Advanced Issues in M & A, International Franchise Association (IFA), 41st Annual Legal Symposium

03.01.2008 Want to Keep Your Car? Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Dividends Newsletter

09.01.2007 Are You a Federal Fugitive? Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Dividends Newsletter

07.01.2007 What is That Trademark Worth? Journal of Trading Partner Practices

03.01.2007 Have Your IP Dollars Been Well Spent? Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Dividends Newsletter

Newsletters

07.29.2014 Dividends Newsletter - Volume 7, Number 1

02.10.2012 Dividends Newsletter - Volume 6, Number 1

08.02.2011 Dividends Newsletter - Volume 5, Number 2

12.08.2010 Dividends Newsletter - Winter 2011

07.27.2010 Dividends Newsletter - Summer 2010

08.26.2009 Dividends Newsletter - Fall 2009

04.10.2008 Dividends Newsletter - Spring 2008

10.10.2007 Dividends Newsletter - Fall 2007

05.01.2007 Dividends Newsletter - Spring 2007

Events and Presentations

12.12.2013 North Carolina Business Law Update

11.14.2013 Hot Topics in Franchising - Case Law Update

11.07.2013 Legal Basics for Your Business

05.21.2013 Helping Your Client Buy or Sell a Small-to-Medium Sized Business

May 2013 Types of 501(c) Entities

April 2013 E-verify Coming Your Way

03.14.2013 Filling Out Your Final Four Legal Bracket

11.14.2012 Ownership of Electronic Media, LACCC

09.19.2012 Various Legal Topics, Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte

09.18.2012 Legal Basics For Your Business, FranNet Carolina Franchise Forum

05.16.2012 Various Legal Topics, Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte

09.22.2011 Franchising 101, The Entrepreneur's Source Franchise Ownership Workshop

01.27.2011 Discovery Day and Franchise Expo, The Entrepreneur's Source

12.07.2010 Are You Ready for the Future? - Building a Shared Vision for 2020, National Hispanic Entrepreneurs Association (NHEO) Talks Charlotte Conference

10.27.2010 Is Your Next Borrower a Franchisor or Franchisee? National Funding Association - Research Triangle Chapter

10.15.2010 10 Things to Consider Before Buying a Franchise

12.16.2009 Drafting LLC Agreements: Essential Skills and Hands-On Training, National Business Institute (NBI) Seminar

10.23.2009 10 Things to Consider Before Buying a Franchise, The Entrepreneur's Source Franchise Expo

04.12.2009 Informational Seminar for Struggling Business, The Employers Association

08.26.2008 Current Issues in Franchise Law, National Funding Association Meeting

08.22.2008 Tax-Exempt Organizations, Lorman Education Services Seminar

08.18.2008 Why Limited Liability Companies? National Business Institute (NBI) Seminar

06.09.2008 Fundamentals of Entity Selection, National Business Institute (NBI) Seminar

05.11.2008 Advanced Issues in M & A, International Franchise Association (IFA), 41st Annual Legal Symposium

11.27.2007 Current Issues in Corporate and Trademark Law, National Funding Association Meeting

08.15.2007 Why Limited Liability Companies? National Business Institute (NBI) Seminar

06.06.2007 Fundamentals of Entity Selection, National Business Institute (NBI) Seminar

10.24.2006 Creating a Business Entity, Information for Small Business Owners Seminar

 
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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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