WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (June 14, 2018) – Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce that Jason Jones has joined the Private Wealth Services practice in the firm’s Boca Raton and West Palm Beach offices.
“Jason’s experience in trusts and estates planning and tax strategy deepens the bench of our statewide team,” said Lisa Schneider, co-chair of the Private Wealth Services practice. “In order to best serve our clients, it’s important to continue to integrate best-in-class talent with our experienced planners and litigators.”
Jones will focus his practice primarily in the areas of taxation, trusts and estates law. He advises on income, gift and estate tax and trust planning for domestic and foreign high-net-worth individuals, their families and their closely-held businesses. He also counsels clients regarding international ties on U.S. federal income, gift and estate tax matters associated with their cross-border investments, including U.S. real estate investments, business activities and pre-immigration planning. His prior experience includes international tax planning and advising on corporate tax issues such as the application of FIRPTA, tax treaty issues, and domestic/offshore tax compliance, including FATCA, CRS, and withholding tax compliance.
Jones earned his LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida, his J.D. from Tulane University, and his B.A. from University of Virginia. He is frequently tapped as a contributor for various business publications and is in fluent in Spanish.
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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, Orlando, Palm Beach, Stuart, Tallahassee, Tampa, The Florida Keys, Vero Beach, Winter Park, and its headquarters in West Palm Beach. With more than 190 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.