For business owners and leaders looking to help ensure a successful 2018 for their companies, in his latest Business Journal article, Gunster attorney David G. Bates discusses a number of New Year’s resolutions that may help entrepreneurs clear potential legal hurdles in the new year.
Gunster makes headlines. Our attorneys are regularly sought after by the media for their insight and opinions on trends in law and business. The following posts feature Gunster attorneys and staff in the news.
The debate initiative is a one-of-a-kind partnership between area businesses and high school debate programs in the county. George S. LeMieux and Gunster have led the charge to increase business involvement with the initiative, along with sponsoring the annual fundraiser.
Land use lawyer Allison E. Turnbull, an Orlando office managing shareholder at Gunster, is featured in the January 2018 issue of Florida Trend magazine, discussing the outlook for the real estate industry in central Florida heading into 2018.
Office vacancy rates are the lowest in the tricounty region, Garcia-Serra says in the article, and the mix of office, residential, retail and entertainment make it a practical choice for many young and/or foreign professionals.
In his Daily Business Review article, Gunster attorney Robert B. Lamm points out that corporate scandals – such as the recent spate of sexual harassment claims made across a wide variety of industries – leaves some wondering whether a company’s board of directors is performing as it should.
In his Business Journal article, Gunster corporate lawyer David Bates says there are many options available to employers allowing them to serve alcohol at the holiday party while minimizing potential liability.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of the Army are working to revise the WOTUS rule definition, in accordance with an executive order from President Trump, beginning with seeking public comment in fall of 2017.
In his commentary published Nov. 21 in the Jacksonville Business Journal, Gunster labor and employment litigator Roger Feicht points out that the use of restrictive covenants require a “legitimate business interest” to be enforceable – and that a recent ruling is particularly noteworthy for its definition thereof, and finding that its determination is dependent on business industry and context.
A Gunster government affairs lawyer, and Florida native, Derek Bruce found advocating on behalf of the bridge-renaming legislation the perfect way to leverage his professional skills to help honor diversity trailblazers such as Rev. Kenneth C. Crossman.
Gunster’s Simone Marstiller is profiled in the fall 2017 edition of Stetson Lawyer, the alumni magazine of Stetson University College of Law. In it, she describes her journey toward becoming a judge of the 1st District Court of Appeal in Florida.