WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (April 21, 2016) – Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce that its Director of Attorney Recruiting & Professional Development Brad Sprayberry has been elected to the board of directors of the National Association for Law Placement (NALP) for its 2016-2017 term, beginning in April 2016.
Sprayberry was selected from U.S. and Canadian law firm candidates to fill one of six director and officer seats open this year. The full board is comprised of 13 directors and officers, serving staggered terms. Law firms represented on the board are Gunster; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Hogan Lovells; Faegre Baker Daniels; Venable LLP; and Borden Ladner Gervais. The remaining board seats are filled by law school professionals.
Sprayberry was elected to NALP’s board of directors at its annual meeting on April 15 in Boston.
At Gunster, Sprayberry is responsible for managing the hiring of all attorneys at the firm in addition to its internal professional development efforts. He is a member of the firm’s Associate Mentoring Committee, Diversity Committee, Women’s Leadership Forum, and Associate Development Committee. He is admitted to practice law in Florida and Ohio.
Sprayberry is also a current, two-time appointee to the Florida Bar’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee and practiced environmental and employment law prior to joining Gunster in 2004. Sprayberry works out of the firm’s West Palm Beach headquarters.
More about NALP: NALP is a 2,400-member nonprofit educational association dedicated to facilitating legal recruitment and retention, legal career development, and counseling of practicing attorneys and law students. NALP’s organizational membership includes virtually every ABA-approved law school in the U.S., Canadian law schools, and hundreds of legal employers in both the public and private sectors in the U.S. and Canada.
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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 180 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.