WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (July 25, 2017) – Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce that it is named one of the “Best companies to work for“ in 2017 by Florida Trend magazine.

2017 Best Companies to Work for in FloridaThe law firm ranked 12th in the large-company (250+ employees) category, and is the highest-ranked Florida-based company in the category.

Florida Trend’s ‘Best companies’ honor is a rigorous competition and many companies seek this honor.

Gunster’s competitive salaries, benefits and bonuses, staff appreciation efforts and wellness programs all contribute to the firm’s reputation as a top employer. The average length of employment is 11 years, and many employees spend their entire careers at Gunster.

Gunster Managing Shareholder Bill Perry“We all believe that Gunster is a great law firm and a great place to work,” says Bill Perry, the firm’s managing shareholder.

“It is our collaboration and respect of one another, as well as our ‘one-firm’ mentality that distinguishes Gunster from other law firms. I want to thank all our employees who, every day, take the steps necessary to ensure our firm achieves its mission of being the best law firm in Florida.”

Gunster’s growth story was recently profiled in South Florida Business & Wealth, as well as the Jacksonville Daily Record.

The annual competition identifies and recognizes Florida’s best employers in small, medium and large categories. It was created by Florida Trend magazine and is managed by the Best Companies Group. Honorees were selected after a thorough, two-step process involving an evaluation of the workplace, its policies, practices, philosophies and demographics – in addition to a random and confidential survey of company employees designed to measure their engagement and satisfaction.

Gunster was previously recognized on the Florida Trend “Best companies to work for” list from 2009 to 2012.

Gunster WPB | Corporate Run 2016

Gunster’s West Palm Beach office participates in the 2016 Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run.

Gunster FTL | Staff Appreciate 2016

Gunster’s Fort Lauderdale office take a moment to pose with their 2016 Staff Appreciation gifts: monogrammed beach towels

Gunster JAX | Chili Cook-off 2016

Gunster competes in the 2016 charity chili cook-off hosted by the Jacksonville Bar Association Young Lawyers Section

Gunster Miami | Halloween 2016

Gunster’s Miami office celebrates Halloween 2016

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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 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 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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