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Rich Maltby is a partner at Folds & Walker, LLC. He represents clients in areas that include business law, complex commercial litigation, taxation, real estate and construction, and business succession and wealth planning. He has handled disputes in state and federal courts, appellate courts, and various arbitration and administrative forums, including the Internal Revenue Service, throughout the country. 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, Mr. Maltby has assisted clients with business acquisitions, including asset purchases and stock sales, in a variety of industries. Mr. Maltby 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 small closely held companies that have needs for general business law services on a periodic basis.
Previously, Mr. Maltby spent several years of his career in the real estate and construction practice group of an international firm, which today is the largest law firm in the world. Following that experience, he was a partner at another reputable medium-sized business law firm in Missouri.
Mr. Maltby is admitted to practice in Florida, Missouri, and Illinois, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, and the U.S. Tax Court.
Mr. Maltby grew up in Michigan. He lived in Missouri for 15 years before moving to Gainesville in 2014 to complete the Graduate Tax Program at the University of Florida. He and his wife, Stephanie, have two young daughters.