J. Todd Timmerman Vice Chair of the Outback Bowl

TAMPA, FL – The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Tampa partner J. Todd Timmerman has been elected Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Outback Bowl for the 2017-18 season.

“It’s an honor and privilege to been asked to serve in this role under Bowl Chairman Todd Buchanan, and to continue to work closely with our longtime President and CEO Jim McVay and our other Officers and Directors, for the 2017-18 season,” states Timmerman.  “We look forward to another successful New Year’s Day game that will bring the spotlight to Tampa Bay and an unrivaled economic impact to the region.”

The Outback Bowl features teams from the Big Ten and Southeastern Conferences and will be celebrating its 32nd game on January 1, 2018 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.  Over its history the Bowl has brought more than a million out of market visitors to the region while creating an estimated $1 billion in economic impact and distributing over $136 million to universities. 

Todd is certified as an Intellectual Property Law Specialist by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education and co-chairs the firm's Intellectual Property Law Practice Group.  Todd is a business lawyer, specializing in intellectual property protection and is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.  Todd's practice spans a wide range of intellectual property and technology-related litigation and transactional matters for the firm's clients.  He maintains an extensive intellectual property law practice, specializing in intellectual property and technology counseling and litigation, assisting clients in crafting sound intellectual property protection and enforcement strategies so they may secure and maximize the value of their critical intellectual property assets.  Todd also handles trademark and copyright registration matters and intellectual property and technology licensing, transfer, and other business transactions.  Todd received his J.D., with honors, from the University of Florida in 1992, and his A.B. from Dartmouth College in 1989.

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Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 260 lawyers and five offices in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; and Charlotte, North Carolina.  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.