Rich Maltby joined Sandberg Phoenix in 2021 and is part of the Business Litigation practice group. He represents clients in Florida, the midwest, and throughout the country in areas that include business law, complex commercial litigation, local government and land use, taxation, real estate and construction, business succession and wealth planning, and probate and trust litigation. He has handled disputes in state and federal courts, appellate courts, and various arbitration and administrative forums, including the Internal Revenue Service. He has also represented clients on a national basis in the various phases of real estate development - whether custom-built homes or multi-million-dollar industrial projects, including legal due diligence on project sites, project financing, contract negotiations and performance and dispute resolution. In addition, Rich has assisted clients with business acquisitions, including asset purchases and stock sales, in a variety of industries. Rich draws on his experience in litigation and his tax training to offer unique perspectives to his clients who are evaluating and contemplating new business ventures. In many cases, his clients are closely-held enterprises that have needs for general business law services on a regular basis.