Mitch Legler

Executive Team Member & Chief Legal Officer,
Legendary Family Of Companies

Mitchell W. Legler is a business lawyer who specializes in representing clients in corporate, commercial and real estate law, and who provides legal and financial advice to his clients. Mr. Legler has guided multiple companies through successful initial public offerings (IPOs). Each became a Nasdaq National Market company with market capitalizations which reached in excess of $500 million. Mr. Legler recently retired as a director of Stein Mart, Inc. a public company, and has served as a director of numerous private companies in the bridge products, international transportation, marine dealership and real estate development fields. He is currently the Chief Legal Officer of the Legendary Companies and Chairman of the Board of OneWater Marine Holdings, a Nasdaq company with over 70 marine dealerships.

He enjoys recognition in numerous professional legal directories, including: The Best Lawyers in America in the field of corporate law each year since its 1983 inception; Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2005; the International Bar Association’s Who’s Who Legal, as a leader in Mergers & Acquisitions, Florida Super Lawyers publication; Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine 2004 2006; Oxford Who’s Who of Executives, Professionals & Entrepreneurs, 2009/2010; and Stanford Who’s Who, 2010. He has lectured on commercial matters and co-authored publications on commercial law.

Mr. Legler graduated from the University of North Carolina with Honors in 1964 where he was a member of the scholastic honor societies of Phi Eta Sigma and Phi Beta Kappa.
He was awarded his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Virginia in 1967 where he was on the editorial board of the Virginia Law Review and a member of the scholastic honor society of The Order of the Coif. He is licensed to practice law in Florida and Virginia.