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John N. Giordano

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1801 North Highland Ave
Tampa, Florida 33602
T: 813.204.6403
F: 813.223.9620

John Giordano’s transactional practice encompasses a broad range of areas, including federal and state securities law, corporate finance, mergers, acquisitions and tax law. Mr. Giordano is regularly involved in complex business-related transactions, and 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 corporations.

Mr. Giordano has held several positions with Bush Ross, including President, Member of the Board of Directors, Compensation Committee Member, and Practice Group Leader of the firm’s Transactional group.

Professional & Community Affiliations

The Junior League of Tampa, Community Advisory Board (2006-present)

The Junior League of Tampa, Inc., General Counsel (2006-present)

St. John’s Episcopal Church Vestry Member (2002-2005),(2012-2014),(2022-present); Senior Warden (2014)

St. John’s Episcopal School – Member of Board of Trustees (2014)

St. John’s Episcopal Church Endowment Fund (2008- 2017); Chairman (2017)

Counsel for Educational Change, Mentor to School Principal in Hillsborough County (2016-2017); Member of Board of Directors (2017)

H.B. Plant Museum, Member of Board of Trustees (2015-2022); Treasurer (2017); President (2021)

C.S. Lewis Society, Member, Board of Directors (2016-2020)

St. Mary’s Episcopal Day School, Member of Board of Trustees (1991-1994); Chairman (1994)

Plant High School Academic Foundation (2000-2008); President (2003)

Young Life of Tampa, Member of Board of Directors (2003-2006)

Tampa Yacht & Country Club, Member Board of Directors (2002-2006)

Honors & Recognitions

Named the Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year"in Tampa for Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2022), for Banking and Finance Law (2016, 2021), and for Corporate Law (2020)

Recognized in Best Lawyer in America® since 2007
   • Banking and Finance Law
   • Corporate Law
   • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Named to Florida's "Legal Elite" and "Hall of Fame" by Florida Trend Magazine (2005-2023)

Recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine (2006-2023)

Named to Top 100 Lawyers in Florida by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine (2010-2011, 2019-2021)

Named to Top 50 Lawyers in Tampa by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine (2016, 2019-2021)

AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated, by Martindale-Hubbell® (1992-present)


Mr. Giordano was born in New York, New York and raised in Jacksonville, Florida. He has been married to Ruth for 43 years.  They have three children and 6 grandchildren.


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.B.A., Accounting, with honors, 1979

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