Gunster is thrilled to announce that Shareholder Asghar Syed has been named the Chairman of the Board for Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville (BMCJ). In his role, Asghar will lead the board in fulfilling BMCJ’s mission of providing greater access to health through various initiatives related to education, financial management, and overall operations. 

Currently ranked as the “most preferred” health care provider in the Jacksonville area, BMCJ is deeply honored to serve the community through a growing circle of care that includes nationally accredited hospitals, including the region’s only children’s hospital. As the central hub of the Baptist Health system, BMCJ provides the highest level of medical and surgical care using the latest technologies.

Gunster attorney Asghar Syed

Asghar Syed is a litigator and a trusted advisor to businesses, including those in the healthcare, transportation, education, and franchise sectors. Dedicated to creative problem solving, Asghar is thorough and aggressive in every stage of a dispute.

Asghar’s practice focuses on complex business and employment litigation. Asghar has prosecuted and defended a range of legal claims including high-stakes fraud, contract, business tort, and corporate governance disputes. He has also represented employers in the context of restrictive covenant, compensation, discrimination, accommodation, and retaliation matters.


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