Should boards use noncompete agreements?

In the latest Boardroom Insider newsletter, Gunster attorney Michael Freed discusses whether or not board members should sign a non-compete agreement when they have multiple interests in that industry.


Gunster weighs in on South Florida Business & Wealth law firm panel

The June 2018 edition of South Florida Business and Wealth (SFBW) magazine features a law firm round table with lawyers from various firms and practice areas who gathered to dive deeper into the growing areas of law and how new legislation is affecting clients. The panelists were chosen based on SFBW’s list of top South Florida […]


Gunster ranked 5th in South Florida

According to the South Florida Business Journal’s ‘Top 100 List 2018,’ Gunster ranks No. 5 in South Florida out of the 100 law firms considered.


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 […]



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