WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (December 5, 2019) – Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce the firm earned 11 national and 49 ‘Tier 1’ rankings in Florida from U.S. News – Best Lawyers  ‘Best Law Firms’ for 2020.

National Rankings

Additionally, the statewide firm received 49 ‘Tier 1,’ 18 ‘Tier 2’ and 11 ‘Tier 3’ rankings in seven major markets. Some of the key practices which the firm was ranked include:

Gunster’s national rankings jumped 9% from last year. Also, its Florida ‘Tier 1’ rankings grew to at least two specialties recognized in each major market. View the full list of Gunster’s regional rankings on the U.S. News & World Report listing.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

In addition, 77 Gunster attorneys made the Best Lawyers in America list for 2020, an 11% increase over the previous year. Six attorneys in six different practice areas and four different geographic regions within Florida were also named Lawyer of the Year 2020 by Best Lawyers. The Lawyer of the Year list is exclusive in that only one lawyer in a particular practice area and geographic region is selected each year.

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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
Director of Marketing & Corporate Communications


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