Shumaker Attorneys and Staff Painted Habitat for Humanity House

SARASOTA, Fla. — Attorneys and staff from the full-service business law firm Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP painted a house for Habitat for Humanity Sarasota in Palmetto on Saturday, April 9.

Attorney Ryan S. Nichols coordinated the day of service. About 20 volunteers from Shumaker participated in painting the interior and exterior of the home.

“We want to do positive things for the community,” Nichols said. “This is something we can do to help directly.”

Shumaker attorneys are involved in a variety of charitable causes, serving on nonprofit boards and volunteering with several organizations throughout the community.

Nichols hopes volunteering with Habitat for Humanity will become a yearly tradition.

About Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 245 lawyers and five offices in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Fla.; and Charlotte, N.C. Shumaker is a premier provider of quality legal services. Whether it's commitment to clients or work in the community, involvement lies at the core of all of Shumaker’s initiatives.

About Habitat for Humanity Sarasota

Habitat for Humanity Sarasota provides safe, affordable homes to low-income working families. A dedicated, volunteer workforce provides on average 2,500 labor-hours per home, resulting in a reduction in construction cost. The organization builds new homes and renovates purchased properties with an emphasis on energy efficient features using building materials and techniques for sustainability, culminating in lower monthly expenses for homeowners.

About Ryan S. Nichols

Ryan S. Nichols is in the Broker-Dealer Litigation Practice Group of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP. Nichols focuses his practice on broker-dealer litigation and arbitration. He is a member of a team of Shumaker attorneys who represent large financial institutions and high net-worth individuals in securities litigation and violations of contractual covenants. His practice also focuses on employment law, restrictive covenants, trade secrets, commercial litigation and arbitration before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Ryan regularly practices before state and federal courts, as well as state and federal regulators and self-regulatory agencies.