WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (July 24, 2020) – Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce its Private Wealth Services practice earned the highest honor possible  by Chambers and Partners, a UK-based organization that identifies and ranks lawyers and law firms based on independent research. Gunster is one of three top rated firms in the state and is the only Florida-focused firm ranked to Band 1 in the Private Wealth Law category.

A Chambers High Net Worth guide interviewee stated, “I have the highest respect for each of the Gunster lawyers and for the firm at large,” adding: “All the lawyers I know there are highly competent and fully capable of handling all estate and trust matters, whether planning or litigation,” Another source, who works with the firm regularly, notes that “in all cases the services provided were excellent and performed on a timely basis. Their strongest points are being able to take complex tax and legal issues and sophisticated tax strategies in a simplified manner.”

In addition to the Band 1 ranking, four Gunster attorneys were individually ranked by Chambers and Partners: Elaine BucherWilliam T. HennesseyLouis Nostro, and Lisa A. Schneider.

It should also be noted that Gunster has one of the largest private wealth law departments and has more representations among law firms in Florida in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), a national organization of lawyers who have demonstrated the highest level of professionalism in wills and trust, estate planning and tax law.

Chambers and Partners, an internationally acclaimed research group, established the High New Worth guide in 2016 as a publication specifically aimed at the private and international wealth industry. The HNW guide is produced by an independent team of researchers who conduct thousands of interviews with attorneys, clients, and their close advisors.


About Gunster

Gunster, Florida’s law firm for business, provides full-service legal counsel to leading organizations and individuals from its 12 offices statewide. Established in 1925, the firm has expanded, diversified and evolved, but always with a singular focus: Florida and its clients’ stake in it. A magnet for business-savvy attorneys who embrace collaboration for the greatest advantage of clients, Gunster’s growth has not been at the expense of personalized service but because of it. The firm serves clients from its offices in Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Palm Beach, Stuart, Tallahassee, Tampa, Vero Beach, and its headquarters in West Palm Beach. With more than 240 attorneys and consultants, and over 240 committed support staff, Gunster is ranked among the National Law Journal’s list of the 500 largest law firms and has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Diverse Law Firms by Law360. More information about its practice areas, offices and insider’s view newsletters is available at

Jenni Garrison
Director of Business Development & Corporate Communications


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