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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (June 15, 2009) – Gunster law firm is pleased to announce that 39 attorneys from its Ft. Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Stuart, Tallahassee and West Palm Beach offices have been named to the list of “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars” by Florida Super Lawyer magazine, an annual publication that recognizes the top five percent of attorneys in the state. The list is compiled from peer nominations, a panel-review process and independent research on candidates.

The following attorneys at Gunster have been named Super Lawyers:

Ft. Lauderdale

Linda A. Conahan, Business Litigation/Probate, Trust and Guardianship Litigation
James B. Davis, Private Wealth Services/Taxation
Donald R. Hall, Environmental and Land Use
Robert B. Judd, Private Wealth Services/Probate, Trust and Guardianship Litigation
Martin R. Press, Private Wealth Services/Taxation

Jacksonville

David M. Wells, Business Litigation
Edward M. Whelan, Business Litigation

Miami

Arthur J. Furia, International/Corporate
Alan S. Lederman, International/Taxation
Sarah Lea Tobocman, Corporate, Immigration
Clemente L. Vazquez-Bello, International/Banking and Financial Services

West Palm Beach

Jack J. Aiello, Apellate Law
David G. Bates, Corporate
James R. Brindell, Environmental and Land Use
G. Joseph Curley, Business Litigation/Labor and Employment
Daniel A. Hanley, Private Wealth Services
William T. Hennessey, Corporate/Private Wealth Services/Probate, Trust and Guardianship Litigation
Michael V. Mitrione, Banking and Financial Services/Corporate
Lisa A. Schneider, Private Wealth Services
Robert T. Scott, Business Litigation
Michael D. Simon, Private Wealth Services/Probate, Trust and Guardianship Litigation
Stephen G. Vogelsang, Private Wealth Services

The following attorneys at Gunster have been named Rising Stars:

Ft. Lauderdale

Robert A. Malinoski, Business Litigation/Environmental and Land Use
Luna E. Phillips, Environmental and Land Use
Jamie Schwinghamer, Business Litigation/Private Wealth Services/Probate, Trust and Guardianship Litigation
David C. Scileppi, Corporate/Securities

Jacksonville

William E. Adams, Jr., Banking and Financial Services/Business Litigation
James O. Birr III, Business Litigation
Whitney K. McGuire, Business Litigation

Miami

Andres A. Fernandez, International/Banking and Financial Services
Marina Olman, International/Banking and Financial Services

Stuart

Robert J. Naberhaus III, Private Wealth Services

Tallahassee

George LeMieux, Business Litigation

West Palm Beach

Nicole K. Atkinson, Business Litigation/Private Wealth Services/Probate, Trust and Guardianship Litigation
Christopher P. Benvenuto, Business Litigation/ Environmental and Land Use
Marc Brody, Corporate/Taxation/Technology And Entrepreneurial Companies
John C. Moran, Private Wealth Services/Probate, Trust and Guardianship Litigation
Brian M. Seymour, Business Litigation/Environmental and Land Use
Gaida Zirkelbach, Corporate/Technology And Entrepreneurial Companies

About Gunster
Established in 1925, Gunster is a full-service Florida law firm with eight offices around the state, providing counsel to leading businesses and individuals. Our statewide presence and high-performance culture reflect the firm’s status as Florida’s lawyers for business. Gunster services clients from its offices in Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Palm Beach, Stuart, Tallahassee, Vero Beach and its headquarters in West Palm Beach, with 140 prominent attorneys and 200 committed support staff.


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