Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce that the firm is a leader in 11 practice areas in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA, representing an increase of four additional ranked practice areas over the prior year. Chambers and Partners is an independent UK-based research company operating across 200 jurisdictions delivering detailed rankings and insight into the world’s leading lawyers and law firms.

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Gunster also had 26 individual lawyers recognized by Chambers USA, which identifies and ranks lawyers based on evaluation of applications and interviews conducted by its research team. Clients interviewed noted that Gunster is “a well-known firm with a solid reputation in the market” and boasts a team that “delivers high-quality work consistently.” Gunster’s Litigation practice earned a ‘Highly Regarded’ rating for the depth and breadth of its team.

Of note, Chambers’ High Net Worth rankings will be released on July 22, 2021. Gunster’s Private Wealth Services practice has been continually recognized as one of the top rated in the nation, and the only Florida-focused firm ranked to Band 1 in the Private Wealth Law category.

Gunster 2021 Chambers-USA leading practices:

Banking & Finance
Corporate: M&A & Private Equity
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Energy & Natural Resources
Labor & Employment
Litigation: General Commercial
Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use

Gunster’s 2021 Chambers-USA “Leaders in their fields”:

Banking & Finance: Transactional
Gregory K. Bader
Michael V. Mitrione

Corporate/M&A and Private Equity
David G. Bates
Michael V. Mitrione

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Arthur S. Meyers
James B. Davis

Energy & Natural Resources
Beth Keating

Deborah K. Madden
Elizabeth Ross
Gregory M. Munson
Luna E. Phillips
Rick J. Burgess
Terry P. Cole

Bruce D. Lamb
William P. Dillon

Beatriz E. Osorio
Mariana R. Ribeiro
Sarah Lea Tobocman

Angel Cortinas
David M. Wells
William J. Schifino, Jr.

Real Estate
Brian M. Seymour
Danielle De-Vito-Hurley
Mario Garcia-Serra

Alan S. Lederman
Adi Rappoport
Martin R. Press

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 12 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, Orlando, Palm Beach, Stuart, Tallahassee, Tampa, Vero Beach, and its headquarters in West Palm Beach. With more than 240 attorneys and consultants, and over 240 committed support 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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