West Palm Beach, FL (August 16, 2010) Gunster is pleased to announce that thirty two shareholders have been named to The Best Lawyers in America® 2011. Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 39,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.1 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas.

The following attorneys have been named to the Best Lawyers in America® 2011:

Fort Lauderdale

  • Rick J. Burgess, Environmental Law
  • Linda A. Conahan, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation
  • James B. Davis, Employee Benefits Law, Tax Law, Trusts & Estates
  • Robert S. Hackleman, Commercial Litigation
  • Donald R. Hall, Environmental Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, Real Estate Law
  • Robert B. Judd, Trusts & Estates
  • Alan S. Lederman, Tax Law
  • Daniel M. Mackler, Real Estate Law
  • Martin R. Press, Tax Law, Trusts & Estates
  • Robert C. White, Jr., Technology Law


  • David M. Wells, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law
  • Edward M. Whelan, Construction Law


  • Arthur J. Furia, Banking Law
  • Kevin M. Levy, Technology Law
  • Sarah Lea Tobocman, Immigration Law
  • Clemente L. Vazquez-Bello, Banking Law

West Palm Beach

  • David R. Atkinson, Jr., Commercial Litigation
  • Nicole Atkinson, Commercial Litigation
  • David G. Bates, Technology Law
  • James R. Brindell, Environmental Law, Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Lewis F. Crippen, Real Estate Law
  • G. Joseph Curley, Jr., Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Labor & Employment Law
  • Daniel A. Hanley, Trusts & Estates
  • William T. Hennessey, Trusts & Estates
  • John F. Mariani, Commercial Litigation
  • Michael V. Mitrione, Corporate Law
  • Hugh William Perry, Real Estate Law
  • Lisa A. Schneider, Trusts & Estates
  • Robert T. Scott, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation
  • Michael D. Simon, Trusts & Estates
  • Cynthia C. Spall, Real Estate Law
  • Stephen G. Vogelsang, Tax Law, Trusts & Estates

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 culture reflect the firm’s status as Florida’s law firm for business. Gunster services its clients from its offices in Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Palm Beach, Stuart, Tallahassee, Vero Beach and its headquarters in West Palm Beach with over 150 attorneys and 200 committed support staff.


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