WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (July 15, 2019) – Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce its private wealth services practice earned the highest honor possible by Chambers and Partners, a UK-based organization that identifies and ranks lawyers and law firms based on independent research. Gunster is one of three top rated firms in the state and is the only Florida focused firm ranked to Band 1.

According to a Chambers High Net Worth guide interviewee, “They [Gunster] are one of the best; they have very good planners and very good litigators.” While another source said that “They [Gunster] are a great team –they are very attentive, they listen to you as a client and they ensure you fully explore all your different options,” before adding: “They turn around top-notch work very quickly, and their client focus and service is just excellent.”

In addition to the Band 1 ranking, five Gunster attorneys were individually ranked by Chambers and Partners: Elaine Bucher, William T. Hennessey, Louis Nostro, Lisa A. Schneider, and Brian C. Sparks. Gunster attorney Alyse Reiser Comiter received the only Up-and-Coming Private Wealth Law mention in the state of Florida.

Gunster attorney Elaine BucherGunster attorney Bill HennesseyGunster attorney Louis Nostro
Elaine BucherWilliam T. HennesseyLouis Nostro
 Alyse Reiser ComiterGunster attorney Lisa SchneiderGunster attorney Brian Sparks
Alyse Reiser ComiterLisa A. SchneiderBrian C. Sparks

It should also be noted that Gunster has one of the largest representations among other law firms in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), a national organization of lawyers who have demonstrated the highest level of professionalism in wills and trust, estate planning and tax law.

Chambers and Partners, an internationally acclaimed research group, established the High Net Worth guide in 2016 as a publication specifically aimed at the private and international wealth industry. The HNW guide is produced by a team of researchers who conduct thousands of interviews with attorneys, clients, and their close advisors.


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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