WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Apr. 16, 2019) – Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, today announced that shareholder Joseph P. Chase was honored with the 2019 “Young Professional of the Year” award from the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches.

Gunster’s Joe Chase named ‘Young Professional of the Year’ by local chamber“Palm Beach County offers great opportunities for young professionals to engage substantively with community organizations and have a positive impact,” said Chase in his acceptance speech.

Joe Chase is a business and corporate law attorney who focuses on helping clients navigate private company mergers and acquisitions and other complex business transactions. Passionate about the Palm Beach County community, he has served in many roles. Among other things, he serves on the boards of directors for the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority, the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches,  and the YMCA of the Palm Beaches, and on the executive committee of the Historical Society of Palm Beach County. Chase is a past chair of the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches.

He received the award at the Chamber’s Business Awards breakfast on April 16. The annual event acknowledges the accomplishments of organizations and individuals in the Palm Beach County community.

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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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