Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service law firms, announced that Seth J. Mersky has joined the firm’s Private Wealth Services practice as a shareholder in its Miami office.
Mersky, who has over a decade of experience in international tax and international estate planning, is a highly skilled lawyer who advises ultra-high-net worth individuals, family offices, global trust companies, and multinational businesses. As Gunster’s principal contact for international tax and private clients in the Miami office, his practice includes cross-border tax planning and international trust and estate planning for high-net-worth families moving to the U.S., investing in the U.S., or establishing trusts with U.S. beneficiaries. His clients include some of the world’s wealthiest individuals and families, including business owners, executives, professional artists and athletes, and world leaders.
“Seth offers a valuable combination of skills unique amongst international tax lawyers, which will be an incredible asset to our clients facing the complex challenges of wealth preservation and global tax compliance,” said Bill Perry, CEO and managing shareholder of Gunster. “Seth’s addition reinforces our commitment to delivering exceptional legal planning and structuring counsel, and we look forward to his contributions to our growing Private Wealth Services practice.”
Mersky earned his J.D. and LL.M in taxation from the University of Miami and a B.B.A. from The George Washington University.
Gunster, Florida’s law firm for business, provides full-service legal counsel to leading organizations and individuals from its 13 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, Naples, Orlando, Palm Beach, Stuart, Tallahassee, Tampa Bayshore, Tampa Downtown, Vero Beach, and its headquarters in West Palm Beach. With more than 260 attorneys and consultants, and over 270 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 www.gunster.com.