WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2016) – Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce that Preethi Sekharan has been honored as the recipient of the 2016 professionalism award by the Martin County Bar Association.

Gunster attorney Preethi SekharanThe MCBA professionalism award is given to an attorney who demonstrates exemplary ethical conduct, character and integrity, respect for the legal system and all of its participants, a commitment to maintaining the highest levels of professional competence, courtesy and civility, and a dedication to serving clients, the community and the public good.

“Not only does Preethi give her all to her cases and serves the best interests of her clients, she is a devoted member of the Martin County Bar Association and numerous other civic and charity organizations,” stated Gunster attorney Stephen C. Page on Sekharan’s honor. “Her work ethic and dedication to the craft of lawyering is outstanding. By doing so, she raises the bar for all of us, inside and outside the courtroom.”

Sekharan is a shareholder in Gunster’s Stuart and West Palm Beach offices. Sekharan’s practice focuses on intellectual property and trade secret disputes. She is also involved in complex business litigation and the resolution of corporate and shareholder disputes, including those involving contract and restrictive covenant issues. In addition, Sekharan has handled a wide variety of fiduciary- and trust-related litigation.

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About Martin County Bar Association

The MCBA is a Voluntary Bar Association dedicated to serving Martin County’s legal community and legal needs.  Our membership of more than 400 attorneys include residents of Martin, Indian River, Okeechobee, St. Lucie and Palm Beach Counties who are involved in legal activities of Martin County.  Our goal is to foster the development of the Martin county legal community through providing high quality continuing education, information about our members to the general public, collegial social events and networking opportunities, as well as, provide community service/pro bono outreach.

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, The Florida Keys, Vero Beach, and its headquarters in West Palm Beach. With nearly 200 attorneys and 200 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
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