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 […]



2018 South Florida Power Leaders

Gunster attorney Joe Chase has been selected as one of South Florida Business Journal’s 2018 Power Leaders. He is listed on the roster that includes some of the area’s most highly accomplished and distinguished business leaders from major companies such as Bank of America, NBCUniversal, American Airlines, the NFL, and JPMorgan Chase. 


Resolutions for business owners in 2018

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.


3rd-annual debate fundraiser in Broward continues to draw interest

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.



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