Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, today announced that Alfredo L. Gonzalez has joined the firm’s real estate law practice as a shareholder in its Miami office.
Gonzalez has over 40 years of experience working as an attorney in many areas of law, primarily real estate, and also environmental, land use, international transactions, healthcare, governmental and aviation law. His extensive background has allowed him to take on a diverse scope of clientele, from governmental agencies – including the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Federal Trade Commission and Florida Housing Finance Authority – to real estate investors, developers, healthcare providers, mortgage companies, airlines, banks and more.
Gonzalez’s work spans all areas of real estate practice, including the completion of major commercial and residential transactions, lease negotiations, condominium document preparation and more. He has also successfully handled large-scale contract negotiations for government agencies and entities, as well as public contracts that involve the Port of Miami, aviation, water and sewer infrastructure, healthcare, waste disposal, environmental work, transportation, construction and energy performance.
“As Florida’s real estate environment continues to grow and unfold in new directions, it is of substantial value to add a seasoned attorney like Alfredo that will bring new viewpoints and unique strategic consideration to our clients’ most complex matters,” said Bill Perry, CEO and managing shareholder of Gunster. “His well-rounded experience will provide our clients a robust scope of legal services and continue the high-quality legal representation we are known for.”
In addition to his practice at Gunster, Gonzalez is a licensed real estate broker and active member of relevant industry groups, including the American Bar Association, The Florida Bar, the Dade County Bar Association and the Cuban American Bar Association. Previously, he was a board member of the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority and on the Board of Directors for the Realtor Association of Miami Dade and the Beaches. Gonzalez was also a trustee to the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, where he has assisted with the improvement of the City of Miami Building and Zoning Codes.
Gonzalez earned his J.D. from The University of Florida and a B.A. from the University of Miami.
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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 Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Palm Beach, Stuart, Tallahassee, Tampa, Vero Beach, and its headquarters in West Palm Beach. With over 220 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 www.gunster.com.