John W. Little III, leader of Gunster’s eminent domain and property rights law practice, received the John Arthur Jones Annual Service Award in 2016 from the Florida Bar’s Real Property, Probate & Trust Law section.
Co-chair of Gunster’s real property law practice, Brian M. Seymour fills an at-large seat on the Business Development Board’s board of directors. His appointment is effective Oct. 1, 2016, for the 2016-2017 fiscal year.
Corporate attorney Joe Chase was sworn in as the new chair of the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches on Nov. 4, 2016, at the organization’s annual Chairman’s Circle reception.
Co-leader of Gunster’s securities and corporate governance law practice, attorney Bob Lamm received the Lifetime Achievement award from Corporate Secretary at its ninth annual Corporate Governance Awards on Nov. 3, 2016.
Gunster attorney Preethi Sekharan has received the 2016 professionalism award by the Martin County Bar Association.
Jenni Garrison, director of marketing and corporate communication at Gunster, has been elected to serve on Leadership Palm Beach County’s 2016-17 executive committee for its board of governors.
Gunster corporate lawyer Robert C. White Jr. has been appointed to leadership roles in two key South Florida business organizations: South Florida Technology Alliance, and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance.
As a long-standing supporter of the initiative, Gunster contributed seed money as well as participated as a sponsor in 2015 and 2016. The debate initiative is a partnership between local businesses and school debate programs within Broward County.
Gunster attorney Keith E. Sonderling has been reappointed to the Judicial Nominating Commission for the 4th District Court of Appeal by Governor Rick Scott.
Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full service business law firms, continues to grow with the promotion of four shareholders to leadership positions.