Leshaw Law – Business Lawyer and Advisor
“A trusted advisor” and “innovative and effective,” are just some of the words clients and peers use to describe Jim Leshaw’s work. A business lawyer who has been helping clients successfully close deals and minimize risks for 25 years, Jim has handled a wide variety of business matters including mergers, acquisitions, cross-border transactions, financings, contract drafting, negotiations, estate and succession planning and company litigation, to name a few.
Before he opened his own law practice, Jim was the long-time head of Greenberg Traurig’s Florida Business Reorganization & Financial Restructuring Practice. His clients ranged from domestic and offshore businesses, entrepreneurs, family offices and family-owned businesses to multinational, Fortune 500 companies, private equity firms and their portfolio companies. He is results-driven and is currently accepting a limited number of clients – enabling him to be responsive to their needs – while at the same time offering innovative and cost-effective solutions to complex issues.
Jim has earned a sterling reputation for helping clients structure, negotiate and close complex transactions, as well as for his ability to handle high-stakes litigation.
He is also adept at helping attorneys resolve disputes for their clients in his role as an experienced mediator and arbitrator. Jim is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator who is on the Roster of Mediators for the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern District of Florida, the Southern District of New York and the District of Delaware. He also is a member of the AAA panel of commercial arbitrators.