WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (May 10, 2018) – Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce that Lila Jaber received the Tallahassee Women Lawyers Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Award at TWL’s diversity event on May 9.
Jaber was selected due to her efforts to value, promote, and celebrate diversity within the energy sector. “[She] identified an area where gender diversity is a challenge and made a commitment to a wonderful initiative,” explained Tallahassee Women Lawyers. “TWL also greatly appreciates [Lila’s] leadership in promoting diversity and inclusion through her mentorship and education of others within the legal and energy sectors.”
In addition to serving as Gunster’s regional managing shareholder and leading the firm’s Government Affairs Law & Lobbying practice, Jaber is the architect of Florida’s Women in Energy Leadership Forum – which she launched to inform, inspire, and motivate by recognizing the success of women leaders in the energy industry.
Jaber has earned a variety of honors and recognitions over the course of her career. Most recently, she was named one of Tallahassee Democrat’s “25 Women You Need to Know”, and received the commission of Kentucky Colonel by Kentucky’s Governor for her noteworthy accomplishments and outstanding service.
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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.