WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (August 15, 2013) – Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce that one of its attorneys has been appointed to the following position of honor in a local civic organization:

Joseph P. ChaseJoseph P. Chase, a business attorney in Gunster’s West Palm Beach office, has been named to the 2013-14 board of directors for the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches.

The nonprofit, nonpartisan club is a political and public affairs organization that aims to promote more active participation by all citizens in the democratic process. Chase joins a board that represents a cross-section of Palm Beach County’s top professional and civic leaders.

As a magnet for politics and public issues, the Forum Club is known for hosting prominent and knowledgeable speakers on state, national and international matters. Previous speakers include:

• former U.S. Secretary of State Madeline Albright

• presidential hopeful Mitt Romney

• Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas, Stephen Breyer and John Paul Stevens

• U.S. Senator Marco Rubio

• MSNBC host Chris Matthews

• NBC’s Lester Holt

Chase is a business, corporate and technology attorney who concentrates his practice on complex business transactions. He has represented private companies, private equity firms and venture capital firms in connection with mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, debt and equity restructurings, executive compensation and incentive equity matters, and general corporate matters.


About Gunster 

Established in 1925, Gunster is a full-service Florida law firm with 11 offices around the state providing counsel to leading businesses and individuals. Our statewide presence and culture reflect the firm’s status as Florida’s law firm for business. Gunster 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 150 attorneys and 200 committed support staff, Gunster is ranked among the National Law Journal’s list of the 350 largest law firms. 


Jenni Garrison

Director of Corporate Communications



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