WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 6, 2014) – Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce that Christopher P. Benvenuto, an attorney in the firm’s West Palm Beach office, has been named to the board of trustees for the Palm Beach area chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Benvenuto’s practice areas include business and complex commercial litigation, as well as land use and real estate litigation.

Benvenuto, a native of Palm Beach County, has been active in other local community organizations. He has previously served on the board of directors for the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches and is a graduate of Leadership Palm Beach County. Benvenuto received his undergraduate, master’s and law degrees all from the University of Florida.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services. Its mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Chris Benvenuto, an attorney in Gunster’s West Palm Beach office, joined the firm in 2003. He is a member of the firm’s business litigation and land use practice groups.


About Gunster 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 160 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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