Malcolm Mike J. Pitchford's practice is in the Real Estate, Financial Institutions, Financing Transactions and Alternate Dispute Resolution practice groups in the Sarasota office of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP.
Mike has substantial experience in representing financial institutions in a wide variety of commercial lending and related transactions including asset based lending, receivables financing, real estate acquisition/development, construction lending, mezzanine financing, letters of credit, loan workouts and disposition of troubled loans and REO/CREO assets. He also regularly represents institutional lenders in connection with negotiating and documenting asset recovery and loan workouts, including forbearance agreements, confidentiality agreements and deeds in lieu of foreclosure. In addition, Mike regularly represents individual and private lenders in connection with commercial and residential acquisition, development and construction loans.
He is also a Certified Civil Court Mediator and Panelist for the American Arbitration Association. He is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida.
•AV Peer Review rated by Martindale-Hubble
•Florida Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine, 2006, 2012, 2013
Malcolm J. Pitchford Presented NBI Lectures
Malcolm J. Pitchford to Present at Quiet Title Actions in Florida Seminar
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2013 Florida Super Lawyers and 2013 Florida Rising Stars
Malcolm J. Pitchford Certified as a Program Arbitrator
Malcolm J. Pitchford Appointed to Real Estate Certification Committee of the Florida Bar and Joins Board of Risk Management Association
Malcolm J. Pitchford Certified Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Mediator
Malcolm J. Pitchford to Present at Florida Bankers Association Annual Meeting
Events and Presentations
Title Insurance Commitments: Satisfying Requirements and Evaluating/Removing Exceptions
Quiet Title Actions in Florida
Title Law from Start to Finish: Understand the Entire Breadth of Title-Related Issues
of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys
•Child Protection Center, Inc., former Board Member
•Sarasota County Chamber of Commerce, Committee of 100
•Florida West Coast Symphony, former Board Member
•Sarasota County Civic League