Firm Mourns the Loss of Colleague Donald J. Beuttenmuller Jr.

Donald J. Beuttenmuller Jr., January 12, 2021 Our firm is deeply saddened by the tragic loss of our colleague and dear friend, Donald J. Beuttenmuller Jr. Don was Gunster’s former managing shareholder, general counsel and a close friend to all. Don passed away on January 12, 2021.   Don dedicated himself and his work to preserve the […]

Firm Mourns the Loss of Colleague Edward F. Tancer

“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” Muhammad Ali Edward F. Tancer, November 22, 2020 We are deeply saddened by the sudden and tragic loss of our colleague and dear friend, Ed Tancer, who passed away unexpectedly on November 22, 2020. Ed was an outstanding attorney, who went […]

Honoring the Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“Women belong in all places where decisions are being made. It shouldn’t be that women are the exception.” Gunster’s Women’s Leadership Forum honors the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a true American Hero and a tireless Champion of Gender Equality. Both before and during her twenty-seven year tenure on the nation’s highest court, Justice Ginsburg […]

Questions to Consider Before Re-Opening Your Business

With the recent announcement by Governor DeSantis that all Florida counties have entered Phase One of re-opening the state’s economy, Florida businesses must get plans in place for resuming business operations at their physical locations. When it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic, new guidance is being released at a blistering pace. Prior to reopening your […]

Just in Time: Florida’s New Receivership Statute

Just as lenders are working through their portfolio of distressed commercial real estate loans, looking for remedies to address dissipating collateral, preserve the value of the property, and minimize their exposure, Florida’s new receivership statute, Florida Statutes Chapter 714, has arrived and is effective July 1, 2020. What was once a loose body of common […]

COVID-19 and Filing Insurance Claims for Businesses

Business owners who have had their businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic should proactively analyze whether they have valid insurance claims or whether they may be entitled to possible government relief if traditional claims are denied.  Because insurance policies and relevant factual scenarios are so different, business owners should immediately consider policy reviews with their […]

What to Do if Your Business Receives a Price Gouging Subpoena from the Florida Attorney General

An April 21, 2020 press release by the Attorney General of Florida, Ashley Moody, sheds light on Florida’s efforts to deter and investigate allegations of price gouging by businesses that sell essential commodities necessary as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  According to the Attorney General, her office has received approximately 3,350 consumer contacts about […]

Working From Home May Increase Exposure to Email Compromise Fraud

Business email compromise fraud, known to law enforcement as “BEC” fraud, is a relatively new scam that is increasingly costly to American business—and it’s getting worse. It usually begins with a fake email from a boss or client and ends with an employee being duped into wiring thousands of dollars to a scammer. Increased email […]

This year Gunster celebrates its 95th Anniversary

As we conclude another great year, we are looking forward to 2020 as we celebrate Gunster’s 95th anniversary. We are also embarking on a new decade – one of great promise for “Florida’s Law Firm for Business” and a decade in which we will complete our journey on our “Road to 100” with our centennial […]


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