Milam Howard Nicandri Dees & Gillam P.A.

Robert G. Shaffer, II Shareholder

Robert “Bob” G. Shaffer is a corporate shareholder whose practice focuses on all aspects of business law, including general contract matters, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, private offerings, securities regulation, franchise, licensing and taxation. His experience in health care law includes a comprehensive range of business, corporate, transactional, regulatory and administrative matters.
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  • Undergraduate Pennsylvania State University
  • Law University of Akron School of Law, cum laude
  • Law New York University School of Law, LL.M.

Bar Admissions

  • All State Courts in Florida
  • All State Courts in New York
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida


Robert Shaffer has represented clients in a number of notable transactions, including a financial institution in connection with a merger transaction valued at $83.2 million, a manufacturer and distributor of radiography equipment, software and diagnostic imaging equipment in connection with the $75 million sale of its business; an apparel manufacturer and distributor in connection with the $67 million sale of its business; a buyer in a $52 million purchase of an international health care public relations firm; a large physician practice in the sale of its $35.8 million practice; a surgery center in connection with the sale of its interests for $24.5 million, a large financial institution in a $20 million capital raise; and many more.

Robert is a member of the Florida and New York Bar Associations.  Robert also holds the highest rating assigned by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and has received its Client Distinction Award (awarded to less than 1% of the 900,000+ attorneys listed).  In addition, Robert has been selected as one of the top-rated lawyers in Mergers & Acquisitions by ALM as published in The American Lawyer, The National Law Journal and Corporate Counsel and has been recognized as one of Florida’s Legal Elite by Florida Trend.

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • General Contract Matters
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Private offerings
  • Securities regulation
  • Franchise, Licensing and Taxation


  • AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Recognized as one of Florida’s Legal Elite by Florida Trend
  • Top Rated Lawyers – Florida by The Daily Business Review
  • ALM Legal Leaders: Mergers & Acquisitions – The American Lawyer, The National Law Journal and Corporate Counsel
  • ALM Top Rated Lawyers in Mergers & Acquisitions – The National Law Journal and Corporate Counsel
  • Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award – Awarded to less than 1% of the 900,000+ attorneys listed
  • Acquisition International – Best for General Contract Matters – Florida
  • Who’s Who of Top Executives and Professionals – Global Directory
  • Recognized as one of Northeast Florida’s Top Lawyers by Jacksonville Magazine
  • Recognized as one of The States Legal Leaders by Florida Trend
  • Who’s Who in American Law
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals – Top 1%
  • Strathmore’s Who’s Who

Community Involvement

  • Member, The Florida Bar (Sections: Business and Health Law)
  • Member, Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Member, The New York State Bar Association
  • Member, Jessup International Moot Court Team, 1994
  • Member, Akron Law Review, 1993-1994