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.

Florida taxpayers and businesses may benefit from opportunity zones

Soon, individual and corporate taxpayers in Florida may have the choice of investing their 2018-2025 capital gains in “Qualified Opportunity Funds” rather than paying income taxes currently on such gains. In this Daily Business Review article, Gunster tax attorney Alan Lederman weighs in on the new legislation.

Jacksonville Magazine profiles area ‘Best Lawyers’ for 2018

Jacksonville Magazine recently published a feature on the Jacksonville-area attorneys that received a Best Lawyers in America honor in 2018. Among the list were Gunster attorneys Mike Freed, Frank Miller, and Lynn Pappas. David Wells and John Cole were highlighted for receiving “Lawyer of the Year” distinctions. 

Are physician non-compete agreements enforceable?

In this Florida Bar health law newsletter, Gunster attorneys Michael Freed and Asghar Syed explain why physician non-compete agreements should be narrowly tailored, as well as what may be deemed reasonable versus unreasonable. Additionally, the duo details the three keys to success with physician non-competes and what courts could modify or “blue pencil.” Freed and […]

Gunster partner lacing up for ‘Freed to Run 2.0’

Gunster attorney Michael Freed is already planning the second annual six-day marathon relay, “Freed to Run 2.0.,” to raise money for Jacksonville Area Legal Aid. The inaugural Freed to Run took place in June of 2017, where Freed ran 157.2 solo miles starting at the steps of the Florida Supreme Court in Tallahassee and finishing […]

Community banks should consider ditching their bank holding companies

Increased regulation in recent years has hit community banks the hardest because often times they do not have the resources to handle the increased regulatory burdens. Gunster attorney Gus Schmidt highlights a potential solution for smaller financial institutions to reduce regulatory costs and burdens. Schmidt focuses his practice on securities and corporate governance, mergers and […]

What belongs in a state constitution?

As a follow-up to A Guide to Amending the Florida Constitution, the Foundation of Associated Industries of Florida has released an additional guide prepared by the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) working group. Former Florida Supreme Court Justice and Gunster attorney Kenneth B. Bell is a member of the CRC working group, which aims to provide information and education to Florida’s […]

Investors press boards on guns after massacre

Industry leaders weigh in on the actions some companies have taken in the wake of the February 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Tapped for comment, Gunster attorney Bob Lamm details why companies have to engage with index fund holders and how “doing the right thing” can help board […]

Let them speak

Recent headlines in the Jacksonville Daily Record include an op-ed contributed by the Jacksonville Bar Association, as written by Gunster’s Jacksonville office managing shareholder Bill Adams. Titled “Let them speak,” the insightful article describes a very real inequity of today’s “gender gap in the courtroom.” Citing the shocking New York Bar Association study results of […]

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