Gunster is a commercial law firm offering legal counsel to clients on every phase of the business life cycle. Our clients range from startups to mid-market businesses, Fortune 100 companies and international corporations, as well as prominent individuals and families seeking to preserve their assets. Find out more about our law services, industry experience and practice areas:

Appellate Law

Gunster maintains a robust Appellate practice in both the state and federal court systems, and our attorneys stand ready to assist in the development of strategy from the early stages of litigation through the appeals process in order to either defend victory or overturn error for our clients.

Banking & Financial Services

Gunster attorneys are exceptionally adept at forming institutional entities and helping to navigate the regulatory and compliance issues in this highly regulated area of law.

Business Litigation

Gunster’s well-connected litigators focus on the best business outcome, which is why institutional and professional clients involved in Florida litigation retain the firm again and again – particularly when the stakes are high.

Construction Law

Gunster has represented key players across the construction industry for decades. Our diverse experience on a wide range of projects give us a multidimensional understanding of the industry and what it takes to overcome its unique challenges.

Corporate Law

Our experience covers the full spectrum of legal counsel, from small businesses in early round financings to major corporations with national and cross-border transactions.

Creditor Rights & Bankruptcy

Our team provides comprehensive legal counsel from the initial stages of evaluating the alternatives and assisting in prepetition planning, handling bankruptcy proceedings and adversary litigation, through the plan of reorganization.

Dispute Resolution

Gunster is dedicated to facilitating the resolution of complex disputes. Our statewide Dispute Resolution practice covers a wide array of disciplines. Many of our attorneys function as mediators, arbitrators, special masters/magistrates and early neutral evaluators.

Emerging Companies

Our representation of angel investors, venture capital and private equity firms and investment banks allows us to go beyond providing outstanding legal counsel to serving as a catalyst for the development of Florida’s commercial landscape.

Environmental & Land Use Law

Gunster’s environmental and land use team puts the right people together — those who can efficiently answer substantive environmental, land use and property rights questions.

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Gunster’s FCPA attorneys understand they are a reflection of the businesses and individuals they represent, and that our experience and credibility plays a significant role on the successful resolution of any FCPA matter.

Government Affairs Law & Lobbying

The key relationships our attorneys have developed over decades of practice help to streamline the process and promote the right message to government officials about our clients.

Health Care

Gunster’s Health Care lawyers understand that this heavily regulated industry creates a variety of situations that can involve complex transactional and litigation challenges involving state and federal regulatory expertise.

Hospitality & Leisure

Gunster team members have a long and highly regarded history of representing owners, portfolio owners, operators, investors, developers and lenders with a real depth, breadth and reach of practice, both domestically and abroad.

Immigration Law

Our support extends to employers and investors in a variety of specialized market sectors, including banking and financial services, health care, technology, leisure and resorts, real estate, construction, energy, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and agriculture, to name only a few.

Insurance

Our insurance lawyers are dedicated to working with clients to determine the scope and adequacy of their insurance coverage program.

Intellectual Property Litigation

Gunster litigators have experience in complex patent litigation and other patent dispute proceedings including arbitrations, International Trade Commission investigations and administrative proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

International

Our International work is as diverse as the sectors of the Florida economy and the many businesses that come to Florida to take advantage of international markets.

Labor & Employment Law

Gunster provides the multidimensional talent and diplomacy needed to advise on preventive counseling and proactive human resource practices, single-plaintiff and class-action employment litigation, trial and appellate matters, as well as alternative dispute resolution strategies.

Private Wealth Services

Gunster’s Private Wealth Services clients receive the customized, personal service of a boutique practice, coupled with the comprehensive knowledge base of a full-service law firm.

Professional Malpractice Defense

When professionals’ reputations are on the line, efficient and effective representation is of paramount importance. Gunster’s professional liability defense team has the experience and knowledge that is critical to successfully defending professionals.

Real Estate Law

Because real estate is a primary driver of growth in Florida, our attorneys have consistently focused on providing the insightful and sophisticated legal counsel required to succeed in this critical industry.

Securities Law & Corporate Governance

Our lawyers provide public and private companies and their executives with the business orientation and quality legal counsel expected from a major money-center law firm.

Tax Law

Our Tax attorneys structure complex transactions that ensure tax efficiencies and minimize tax burdens.

Technology Law

Our Technology team works seamlessly with colleagues in other practice areas, such as banking and financial institutions, health care, employment, litigation and the like, to ensure the unique needs and goals of our clients are consistently met.

White-Collar Criminal Defense

Claims involving hundreds of millions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of documents are scenarios Gunster attorneys understand and have overcome.