WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (April 25, 2019) – Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce that the firm is a leader in eight practice areas in the 2019 edition of Chambers and Partners.

Gunster had 16 individual lawyers recognized by Chambers USA, a UK-based organization that identifies and ranks lawyers and law firms based on evaluation of applications and interviews conducted by its research team. Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands from 1 (highest) to 6 (lowest), nearly half of Gunster’s honored attorneys are ranked as band 1 or, or received Senior Statesman recognition. Gunster attorneys increased in Chambers USA rankings by nearly 19% over the previous year.

Gunster 2019 Chambers-USA leading practices:
Banking & Finance
Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Litigation: General Commercial
Real Estate
Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use

Gunster’s 2019 Chambers-USA “Leaders in their fields”:
Alan S. Lederman, Tax
Adi Rappoport, Tax
Beatriz Osorio, Immigration
William J. Schifino, Jr., Litigation: General Commercial
Brian M. Seymour, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
Bruce D. Lamb, Health Care
David G. Bates, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
David M. Wells, Litigation: General Commercial
Gregory K. Bader, Banking & Finance: Transactional
Gregory M. Munson, Environment
James B. Davis, Tax: Employee Benefits
Luna E. Phillips, Environment
Mariana R. Ribeiro, Immigration
Martin R. Press, Tax
Michael V. Mitrione, Banking & Finance: Transactional, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Rick J. Burgess, Environment
Sarah Lea Tobocman, Immigration

Chambers and Partners have been ranking law firms and lawyers since 1990. Its editors and researchers speak to lawyers and clients, conducting in-depth telephone interviews, which provide wide-ranging and testable information on which the organization’s rankings and commentary rely.

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About Gunster

Gunster, Florida’s law firm for business, provides full-service legal counsel to leading organizations and individuals from its 13 offices statewide. Established in 1925, the firm has expanded, diversified and evolved, but always with a singular focus: Florida and its clients’ stake in it. A magnet for business-savvy attorneys who embrace collaboration for the greatest advantage of clients, Gunster’s growth has not been at the expense of personalized service but because of it. The firm serves clients from its offices in Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Naples, Orlando, Palm Beach, Stuart, Tallahassee, Tampa Bayshore, Tampa Downtown, Vero Beach, and its headquarters in West Palm Beach. With more than 260 attorneys and consultants, and over 270 committed professional staff, Gunster is ranked among the National Law Journal’s list of the 500 largest law firms and has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Diverse Law Firms by Law360. More information about its practice areas, offices and insider’s view newsletters is available at

Jenni Garrison
Director of Business Development & Corporate Communications


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