Ghada Skaff

Ghada Skaff

Lieser Skaff Alexander
  • Business Law
  • Florida
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While attending law school at the University of Florida, Ghada served as a research assistant for a professor of law, a Law Clerk at the Clerk of Circuit Court in Hillsborough County and as a Summer Associate at Gray Robinson. After graduating, cum laude, she returned to her native Tampa to serve as the general counsel of a family-owned manufacturing and export corporation. Since co-founding Lieser Skaff Alexander, Ghada has concentrated her practice in the area of business law. Ghada assists Tampa businesses on a wide range of complex transactions, such as: purchase and sale agreements, franchise agreements, licensing agreements, factoring agreements, non-compete agreements and fuel supply agreements. A substantial part of her practice involves the sale or assignment of various types of businesses including restaurants, retailers, yacht brokers, marine companies and supply companies. Ghada also advises the firm’s Tampa Bay business clients on the advantages and disadvantages of different business forms, including sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability companies (LLCs), and corporations. As part of that process, Ghada prepares and analyzes the documents required to establish and maintain a business in good-standing under Florida law, including articles of incorporation and organization, partnership agreements, bylaws, corporate resolutions and annual filings. Ghada is also well-versed in the international export of goods, to include, the drafting and review of Bills of Lading, Certificates of Origin and Legalized Documents. She is fluent in Arabic dialect and proficient in Modern Standard Arabic.

Practice Area
  • Business Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Languages
  • Arabic: Spoken
  • English: Spoken, Written
Education
University of Florida
J.D. (2007) | Law
Honors: Deans List and Pro Bono Certificate
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The George Washington University Law School
B.A. (2000) | Middle Eastern Studies
Minor: Political Studies
Honors: Departmental Special Honors, Golden Key National Honor Society, Honor Society for International Studies (Sigma Iota Rho), Graduated Cum Laude
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Professional Associations
hillsborough county bar association
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Hillsborough County Bar Association Young Lawyers Divison
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Lieser Skaff Alexander
403 N. Howard Avenue
Tampa, FL 33606
USA
Telephone: (813) 280-1256