From June 1 to July 1, 2021. the Women’s Foundation of Florida will host a “Daring Women” challenge to raise funds for its key leadership programs. Gunster shareholders Nicole Atkinson and Amy Terwilleger will co-chair the event, and Gunster will serve as a grand sponsor. During this year’s challenge, Amy will compete in the challenge, taking on various bold “dares” to raise money and awareness for the Women’s Foundation of Florida.
Established in 2007, the Women’s Foundation of Florida supports the economic, political, and social status of women and girls across Florida. It is committed to harnessing the leadership potential of women leaders while preserving the tenets of diversity, equity and inclusion.
Nicole K. Atkinson is a litigation shareholder who co-chairs the firm’s Women’s Leadership Forum and serves on the firm’s Diversity Committee. Nicole represents clients in a variety of litigation and estate and trust matters. She has a broad range of experience at the trial and appellate levels in federal and state courts throughout the country. Her practice includes defending accountants and lawyers in professional liability cases, handling complex business litigation matters, contract disputes, real estate disputes, product liability litigation, intellectual property litigation and estate and trust litigation.
Amy S. L. Terwilleger is a business litigation shareholder who focuses her practice on the defense of legal and accounting professional malpractice claims. She understands the importance of protecting professionals’ reputations while litigating zealously in an effort to achieve a favorable resolution. Amy has been integral to the firm’s defense of legal and accounting malpractice cases in high-stakes and high dollar amount litigation. Her dedication to the defense of professionals is further reflected in her support to the firm’s general counsel for internal loss prevention efforts.