Press Releases

Cutting-edge legal counsel defines Gunster’s practice. Every day, Gunster attorneys define how law and business continue to advance. Find out more about our people and what they’re doing in the following press releases.

Gunster Continues Record-Setting Growth in 2022, Builds on Momentum from 2021

After ending 2021 with the strongest recruiting year in the firm’s history, Gunster’s expansion showed no signs of slowing in 2022. The firm welcomed nearly 50 attorneys in 2022 while completing two mergers and further broadening its capabilities to 13 offices across the state. In October, Gunster merged with the Barnett law firm, a Tampa-based […]

Gunster’s Tax Practice Continues to Grow with Addition of Attorney Gabriel Quevedo

Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce the continued expansion of its Tax Law practice with the addition of Gabriel Quevedo, who joined as an associate in the Tampa Bayshore office. Gabriel advises clients on a wide variety of domestic and foreign tax matters relating to partnership, […]

Gunster Adds Five Attorneys Statewide to Business Litigation, Real Estate Practices

Gunster is pleased to announce that five associates joined the firm as it continues its statewide expansion: Audra R. Creech, Nataša Glišić, Zachary G. Jacobson, Gregory L. Pierson and Gabrielle M. Wilson. Audra R. Creech joined the firm’s Real Estate Law practice in the Stuart office. She previously handled multi-party complex construction defect cases, providing […]

Gunster Shareholder Kellie Humphries to Serve as 2023 DBIA Florida Region President

Gunster Shareholder Kellie Humphries was recently elected as 2023 president of the Design-Build Institute of America Florida Region (DBIA FL). In recent years, Kellie has served on the Executive Board and the Board of Directors for DBIA FL. Kellie is a board certified, full-service commercial construction attorney who co-leads Gunster’s Construction Law practice. She advises […]

Gunster’s Lauren Purdy Receives Spirit of Giving Award from Federal Bar Association Jacksonville Chapter

Gunster is pleased to announce that shareholder Lauren Purdy was recognized during the Federal Bar Association Jacksonville Chapter‘s 16th annual Honorable Harvey E. Schlesinger Spirit of Giving Holiday Luncheon on December 8, 2022. Lauren received the Spirit of Giving Award for civil litigators from the federal judges of the Jacksonville Division of the Middle District […]

Gunster CEO and Managing Shareholder Bill Perry Selected to 2022-23 Palm Beach 100

Bill Perry, Gunster’s CEO and Managing Shareholder, has been selected as a member of the 2022-23 Palm Beach 100, an annual publication that highlights the 100 most influential business leaders in Palm Beach County. Impressively, Bill has made the list every year since 2019, which was the inaugural issue of the publication. To select this year’s honorees, […]

Gunster Managing Shareholder Bill Perry Recognized as a Top 250 Power Leader in South Florida

The South Florida Business Journal has recognized Bill Perry, who serves as Gunster’s CEO and managing shareholder, as a 2023 Top 250 Power Leader. Published annually, the Top 250 Power Leaders publication features the most influential movers and shakers who are influencing the growth of South Florida’s economy and contributing to our local business community, […]

Gunster Expands Statewide Footprint into Naples, Merges with Grant Fridkin Pearson Law Firm

Gunster, Florida’s law firm for business, announces it has completed a merger agreement with Grant Fridkin Pearson, a Naples law firm with 27 years of practice in southwest Florida. The merger will be effective January 1, 2023, at which time the 12 attorneys and 15-member professional staff of Grant Fridkin Pearson will join Gunster, one […]

Gunster Attorney Nalani Gordon Named to Lawyers of Color’s Annual Hot List

Gunster is pleased to announce that attorney Nalani Gordon has been named to Lawyers of Color’s Annual Hot List, which recognizes early- to mid-career attorneys excelling in the legal profession. Lawyers of Color (LOC) is a nonprofit devoted to promoting diversity in the legal profession and advancing democracy and equality in marginalized communities. For its […]


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