MERRITT & SANDERSON P.A.
In Florida, call 941.445.4841 to reach us.
In Maryland, call 410.735.2434 to reach us.
 
10.0Jack William Merritt

Law Firm in Osprey, FL


Individuals and businesses alike need a law firm in Osprey, FL, that they can turn to for their needs. Merritt Law P.A. serves as the local resource for commercial law, wills, and trusts. Jack Merritt can create, revise, or review wills and trusts, and he’s the go-to for estate planning for individuals, couples, and families. In addition, he offers a wide range of commercial law service including:


  • Creation of New Entities 
  • Use of Different Classes of Stock 
  • Funding New Entities or Existing Entities 
  • Growing Your Business

Few lawyers have the versatility that clients receive from the Merritt Law team. Jack takes time for each client to ensure he provides them with the representation they need. His skills can be applied toward:


  • Creating a Will or Trust 
  • Asset Protection 
  • Mergers 
  • Acquisitions 
  • Land Trusts 
  • Drafting Contracts 
  • Joint Venture Agreements 
  • Employer and Employee Law 
  • Insurance Law 
  • International Law 
  • Automobile Accidents 
  • Motorcycle Accidents 
  • Truck Accidents 
  • Personal Injury Law 
  • Succession Planning 
  • Land Use Law 
  • Animal Law 
  • Zoning Real Estate Litigation

Education and Experience


Jack W. Merritt, J.D., M.B.A., of Merritt & Sanderson P.A., is unique among lawyers and business people. Many people have education and experience in either business or law, but Jack has both. He has a Bachelors and a Masters of Business Administration as well as JD and business experience as an IBM systems engineer and manager. His experience includes extensive technology sales, consultative sales, and development of national marketing programs. He has been General Counsel and Director of Worldwide Legal Affairs for an international consulting company. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Florida and State of Maryland, plus several federal courts. These and other courts include the:


  • United States District Court for the Middle District in Florida 
  • United States District Court for the Southern District in Florida 
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland 
  • United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals 
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Landmark Cases


Mr. Merritt argued in support of the trial verdict obtained in favor of his client in Las Vegas in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada in a case brought by Hyundai Motor America. Mr. Merritt prevailed against them in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco, California. He then drafted the reply brief and cross-appeal and argued before this same court. The case was Hyundai Motor America, Inc. v. Hawley, Consolidated Case Numbers: 02-16312 & 02-17512. Claims against his clients included civil RICO, tortious interference, and fraud, among others. Another success was Hawk v. Black, Appellate Case Number: 2D07-4506. The claims included cyberstalking and tortious interference with an employment contract, to name a few.


Industry Knowledge


Not many lawyers have an inside understanding of both legal fields and business fields, which makes one who does a valuable asset for industrial clients. Jack Merritt offers a thorough understanding of the issues faced by industrial companies, such as:


  • Manufacturing 
  • Distribution 
  • Technology 
  • Consulting Efficiency 
  • Productivity Improvement 
  • Insurance Sales Practices 
  • Insurance Regulatory Work 
  • Negotiating VAT Recovery

Jack also brings years of experience in negotiating consulting contracts throughout:


  • Mexico 
  • Canada 
  • United States 
  • Panama 
  • Ireland 
  • France 
  • Czech Republic 
  • Poland 
  • United Kingdom 
  • Malaysia 
  • Indonesia 
  • Australia

Business Law


Jack’s experience in legal and business fields has helped him combine the two with ease. Companies of all sizes can depend on him for:


  • Negotiating and Drafting IP Licensing Agreements 
  • Outsourcing of All Systems Functions 
  • Buy/Sell Agreements 
  • Merger Agreements 
  • Executive Compensation 
  • Employment Agreements 
  • Business Trusts 
  • Partnership Agreements 
  • Shareholder Agreements 
  • Land Use and Zoning 
  • Workers Compensation


Contact us to consult a qualified attorney today. The office is located in Osprey, Florida, and serves the surrounding areas too.

Should your business legal consultant have education and experience in both business and law?  The apparent answer is, yes, but you have to make the decision.  

Jack is unique among lawyers and business people. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration, a Masters of Business Administration, JD and business experience, including an IBM systems engineer and manager.  His experience includes consultative sales and development of national marketing programs.  He has extensive technology sales experience.  He has been General Counsel and Director of Worldwide Legal Affairs for an international consulting company.  He has been insurance counsel.  Many people have education and experience in business or law, Jack has extensive experience in both areas.
 
hould your business legal consultant have education and experience in both business and law?  The apparent answer is, yes, but you have to make the decision.  

Jack is unique among lawyers and business people. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration, a Masters of Business Administration, JD and business experience, including an IBM systems engineer and manager.  His experience includes consultative sales and development of national marketing programs.  He has extensive technology sales experience.  He has been General Counsel and Director of Worldwide Legal Affairs for an international consulting company.  He has been insurance counsel.  Many people have education and experience in business or law, Jack has extensive experience in both areas.
 



Commercial Litigation.  Construction, Land Use, Contracts, Purchase, etc.


Insurance Regulations and Insurance Claims


Real Estate and Commercial Landlord Tenant


The Firm's address is Mediterranea Professional Park, 690 South Tamiami Trail, Osprey, FL 34229.


In Florida, call one of the following numbers.


(941) 953.4140

 

(941) 445.4841


In Maryland, call 

(410) 753.2434

 


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