WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 4, 2015) – Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce Robert Jacobowitz has joined the firm as a shareholder in the West Palm Beach office.

Jacobowitz, an attorney in Gunster’s private wealth services practice, has extensive experience counseling clients on complex estate planning matters and gift and generation transfer tax techniques.

jacobowitz_rJacobowitz graduated with high honors from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 1996. He is involved extensively in the professional community as a member of The Florida Bar’s real property, probate and trust law section, the Estate Planning Council of Broward County and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Tax Council.

Jacobowitz has experience representing individuals and corporate fiduciaries with probate and related testamentary issues.

Additionally, 11 other attorneys from the practice earned a “Best Lawyer” listing. Elaine Bucher of Gunter’s private wealth services practice group was recently named as “Lawyer of the Year” for 2015 in the category of  trusts and estates for the West Palm Beach area.

The addition of Jacobowitz comes at the tail of the recent additions of seven new attorneys including associates Kyle Knopsnyder, Stacie Townsend, Beatriz Osorio and Kyle Teal, attorney Cecile Piverotto and shareholders Michael Freed and Steven Boyne.


Gunster, Florida’s law firm for business, provides full-service legal counsel to leading organizations and individuals from its 11 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 Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Palm Beach, Stuart, Tallahassee, Tampa, The Florida Keys, Vero Beach and its headquarters in West Palm Beach. With more than 170 attorneys and 200 committed support staff, Gunster is ranked among the National Law Journal’s list of the 350 largest law firms. More information about its practice areas, offices and insider’s view newsletters is available at


Jenni Garrison
Director of Marketing & Communications


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