Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full-service business law firm with more than 260 lawyers, 50 paralegals and 500 employees in its five offices located in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; and Charlotte, North Carolina. Shumaker is a premier provider of quality legal services to our core constituency: individuals, small businesses, health care providers, nonprofit organizations, Fortune 500 and international corporations. Our mission is to work on our clients' timetable and budget, focus on results and keep our clients ahead of the curve. Shumaker recruits and retains top graduates from leading law schools and provides young lawyers with specialized training in the areas in which they practice. Many of our lawyers have advanced degrees in disciplines related to their practices and a number have clerked for federal and state trial and appellate court judges. Eighty-two of our lawyers are listed in the prestigious publication, Best Lawyers in America. We understand that when selecting a law firm, most clients are primarily looking for four things: A high level of quality, sophistication, and experience A creative and imaginative approach that focuses on finding solutions, not problems Accessible lawyers who give their clients priority treatment and extraordinary service A fair, cost-effective price Shumaker has met the expectations of business clients that require this level of service. For today's sophisticated clients, Shumaker offers a total package of quality, experience, value, responsiveness and an uncompromising commitment to servicing the legal needs of every client. That's been the tradition of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP and remains our constant goal. This is what sets us apart.