On November 5, 2021. Gunster is sponsoring the UCOM UrbanServ‘s Neighbors to Neighbors Gala in Jacksonville.
UCOM is a local food bank and workforce development nonprofit. It has been a pillar in the Southside Jacksonville community for over 40 years and is supported by a number of businesses and community leaders in the area, and Gunster attorney Derek Mountford is president-elect for the Board. Derek’s term as president will begin in January 2022 and is a two-year term.
The Gala includes a special silent auction and a live “Twice Blessed” Raffle brought sponsored by Gunster. Two Sony PlayStation 5s are to be given away: one to the raffle winner and one to a family in need for the holidays.
Derek K. Mountford is a litigator and problem solver who strives to achieve the desired result for his clients. Businesses face a variety of legal disputes, from large bet-the-company cases down to smaller matters. Derek has experience working on cases involving contract disputes, claims arising under the Uniform Commercial Code, government investigations, antitrust violations, and other general commercial disputes. He has also represented large and small financial institutions in a variety of consumer-related disputes, such as those involving the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and others.