PETER NEALIS is a partner in the Cleveland office of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, who also practices in Sarasota/Bradenton, Florida. He has substantial experience representing both public and private companies and investors in a variety of securities, regulatory, and corporate governance matters. Mr. Nealis is a member of The Florida Bar and the Sarasota Bar Association. He earned his B.A. degree from Colby College and his J.D. degree from The Ohio State University.