John N. Giordano
As Chair of the Business, Tax and Corporate Finance Practice Group, John Giordano is regularly involved in complex business-related transactions. Mr. Giordano’s practice encompasses a broad range of areas, including federal and state securities law, corporate finance, mergers, acquisitions and tax law. Mr. Giordano has substantial experience in counseling clients, including start-up enterprises, in obtaining capital and advising clients about obstacles to successfully growing a business. Mr. Giordano has acted as general corporate counsel for numerous Florida-based public and private corporations, including Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., Grand Expeditions, Inc., Advantec, Spartan Staffing, Inc., PowerSports, Inc., and Shells Seafood Restaurants, Inc.
Professional & Community Affiliations
Mr. Giordano has served on the Board of Directors of various private and public companies, including Shells Seafood Restaurants, Inc. and Powersports, Inc. Mr. Giordano has also been active in a variety of community and civic activities in the Tampa Bay area including serving as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of St. Mary’s Episcopal Day School and serving as a member of the vestry of St. John’s Episcopal Church, the Kiwanis Club of Palma Ceia, the Exchange Club, the Tampa Bay Estate Planning Council, the Tampa Bay Real Estate Council, the Board of Counselors at the University of Tampa and St. Joseph’s Development Council.
Honors & Recognitions
Recognized by Best Lawyers in America
Named to Florida's "Legal Elite" by Florida Trend magazine
Recognized as a "Super Lawyer" by Florida Super Lawyers magazine
AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated, by Martindale-Hubbell®
Mr. Giordano was born in New York, New York and raised in Jacksonville, Florida.
- September 27, 2013
- August 1, 2013
- July 1, 2013
- July 2012
- June 22, 2012
- June 10, 2012
- April 9, 2012
University of Florida, LL.M., Taxation, 1983
University of Florida, J.D., with honors, 1982
- University of Florida Law Review
- Order of the Coif
University of Florida, B.S., with honors, 1979
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