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Gregory C. Yadley

Gregory C. Yadley

Shumaker Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Tampa, FL, USA

GREGORY C. YADLEY is resident and heads the Corporate Practice Group in the Tampa Office of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP.  His principal areas of practice are securities, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and general business law.  Mr. 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. He 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, governance and compliance obligations.

Mr. Yadley has served since his September 2011 appointment as a member of the SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies.  He is past Chair of the ABA Business Law Section’s Middle Market and Small Business Committee and Co-Chair of the Private Placement Broker-Dealer Task Force.  He is past Chairman of the Florida Bar’s Business Law Section (and former Chair of the Corporations and Securities Committee), and has been a member of that Section’s Executive Council since 1984.  Mr. Yadley formerly served as Branch Chief at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Assistant General Counsel for the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, both in Washington, D.C., prior to entering private practice in Tampa, Florida with Shackleford, Farrior, Stallings & Evans, P.A. and Dykema Gossett. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, a frequent lecturer and contributor to legal periodicals, Co-Author of The Florida Bar Florida Corporate Practice Manual and Chair of the Annual Federal Securities Institute.

Mr. Yadley has been named in The Best Lawyers in America (Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, M&A Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law) (since 2005) and its Lawyer of the Year in several categories since 2012; Chambers & Partners’ America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (since 2003), Florida Legal Elite (since 2004; Hall of Fame since 2013), Florida Super Lawyers (since 2006), and Top 100 Lawyers in Florida, Law & Politics (2006-2009). He holds the highest rating assigned by Martindale-Hubbell.  He is a member of the U.S. Supreme Court, Florida and District of Columbia Bars and a Fellow of the American Bar Association.  Mr. Yadley is a graduate, cum laude, with Highest Honors in English from Dartmouth College and received his law degree, with Honors, from George Washington University.

Gregory C. Yadley is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Finders: A Boulder on the Path to Capital Formation for Small Businesses - Securities Regulation Institute (49th Annual), Monday, November 13, 2017
Accredited Investors = Capital for Small Businesses - Securities Regulation Institute (49th Annual), Monday, November 13, 2017
Capital for Small Businesses in Intrastate Offerings - Securities Regulation Institute (49th Annual), Monday, November 13, 2017

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