TAMPA, FL – Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Tampa Partner Andrew J. Mayts, Jr. has been elected as treasurer of the Tampa Bay Chamber. The appointment was announced to a sold out crowd of more than 1,000 attendees at the Chamber’s 134th Annual Meeting held last Thursday at the Tampa Convention Center. Andy has long served on the Chamber’s Board as well as on the Chamber’s Policy Council. Following his year as Treasurer in 2020, Andy will become Chair-Elect in 2021 and then Chair of the Chamber in 2022. “As a past Chamber Board Chair, I know firsthand of Andy’s long and distinguished track record of leadership in our community. Andy is an extraordinary person and we at Shumaker are proud to have him serve the Chamber,” said Tampa Partner Ron Christaldi.
Andy is a widely recognized civil litigation lawyer, community advocate, and corporate leader who applies practical experience and seasoned judgment to achieve results. A litigator for over 20 years, Andy’s expansive experience includes representing national banks in state and federal court in numerous trials handling the defense of regulatory compliance matters, special assets, and consumer actions against financial institutions. On the construction law side of his litigation practice, he has represented owners, subcontractors, suppliers, and general contractors in numerous defect and equitable adjustment claims.
Andy has received an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale–Hubbell and has been named a Best Lawyer. He is a fellow in the Construction Lawyers Society of America and has recently been reappointed by the Governor to serve a second term on the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission.
Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 260 lawyers and seven offices in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; Charlotte, North Carolina; Charleston, South Carolina; and Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. 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.