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National law firm names new Tampa leader

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  • | 4:15 p.m. January 22, 2024
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Shumaker, a national business law firm, says it has made Jaime Austrich the managing partner of its Tampa office.

Austrich is vice chair of Shumaker's companywide management committee.

Jaime Austrich
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"His impressive career as a distinguished litigator and commitment to delivering top-tier legal services, paired with his natural ability to lead, will allow Jaime to contribute significantly to the firm's ongoing success and expansion,” says Jennifer Compton, chair of Shumaker's management committee, in a news release.

Austrich has extensive experience in complex commercial disputes and multiparty litigation arising from mergers and acquisitions, shareholder disputes and other corporate control disputes, Shumaker officials say. Austrich also represents commercial landlords in all facets of their business, from complex contract and land-use disputes to evictions and lease enforcement.

As the vice chair of the management committee, Austrich also plays a role in guiding strategic decisions and ensuring the overall success and growth of the firm, Shumaker officials say.

Founded in 1925, Shumaker has more than 300 lawyers and advisers in multiple states, with a large operation in western and Southwest Florida. It has 11 offices in locations including Tampa; Sarasota; Tallahassee; Dade City; Toledo, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio; Akron, Ohio; Charleston and Greenville, South Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Bloomington, Minnesota.


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