Tampa Bay EDC


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Alison Gelbaugh



Founded in 1985, the Tampa office of Shumaker has experienced tremendous growth since its inception. Shumaker is the largest business law and government affairs firm on the west coast of Florida, with over 120 attorneys and 20 government relations specialists. A difference maker in the Tampa Bay community, Shumaker helps our clients navigate the legal, political, and community landscapes to achieve success.

Ron Christaldi
Managing Partner

Ron Christaldi is the Managing Partner of Shumaker’s Tampa office, the President/CEO of Shumaker Advisors Florida, and the Secretary/Treasurer of the Tampa Bay EDC. A hardworking and intensely prepared attorney, Ron is known for connecting and building relationships within the community. He has a broad practice comprised of both transactions and complex litigation; colleagues and clients alike describe Ron as an indispensable part of their team when they want to get a big deal done, prevail in complicated litigation, or solve a complex problem. Ron is proud and honored to give back to the community he loves and has served a variety of organizations in a leadership capacity.

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