WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (November 21, 2019) – Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce shareholder Linda Conahan received the Corporate Council Leadership Award given by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance.
The award was presented at the Alliance Annual Dinner last month. It recognizes an individual who has gone above and beyond in their work in the community helping to grow jobs and strengthen the economy.
Conahan is a trailblazer in the legal industry, a pioneer for women in the courtroom and an engaged business leader for Broward County. Her commitment and leadership, both in the workplace and community, are unparalleled.
Conahan has earned a variety of honors and recognitions over the course of her career. She was recognized as one of “100 Outstanding Women” of Broward County and she has the distinction of being an inaugural member of the Bar Register of AV Rated Preeminent Women Lawyers. Less than 5% of women lawyers have been recognized with an AV Preeminent rating.
Gunster enjoys a long history of involvement with the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance. Shareholders Jonathan Osborne, Heidi Davis-Knapik, George S. LeMieux and attorneys Debbie Madden and Freddie Brackin are also active with the organization, which is a longtime pillar of the Broward County business community.
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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, Naples, Orlando, Palm Beach, Stuart, Tallahassee, Tampa Bayshore, Tampa Downtown, Vero Beach, and its headquarters in West Palm Beach. With more than 280 attorneys and consultants, and over 290 committed professional 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.