Gunster’s government affairs law & lobbying practice represents commercial and individual interests across a cross-section of industries in Florida, including energy, public and private utilities, natural gas and water, among others.
Second-year law school students Caitlin Conahan, Benjamin Fechter, Nalani Gordon, Andrew Piper, Christopher Seifter, and Jin Xin were selected to participate in Gunster’s 2017 Summer Associates Program. They will work out of the firm’s South Florida offices.
Gunster corporate law attorney Joe Chase, a shareholder at the firm, has been honored as Young Professional of the Year by the Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce.
The city of Winter Park honored Gunster with its 1st Quarter 2017 Business Recognition award. Gunster attorney Frank Pohl accepted the award at the May 8 city commission meeting. The award recognizes those businesses that have contributed to the economic well-being of the city and demonstrated a commitment to the vitality of its business climate.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (May 12, 2017) – Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce that Michael V. Mitrione has been appointed as chairman of the board for Quantum House. Founded in 2001, Quantum House is a nonprofit caring and supportive home that lessens the burden for […]
Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce that 65 of its attorneys have been selected for the Best Lawyers in America list for 2017. In addition, 10 Gunster attorneys in nine different practice areas and four different geographic regions within Florida have been named Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers. This sublist is exclusive: only one lawyer in a particular practice area and geographic region is selected each year.
Gunster attorney Mark J. Ragusa has been appointed incoming chair of The Florida Bar’s Clients’ Security Fund Committee. The fund was created by The Florida Bar to provide monetary relief to clients who have suffered a reimbursable loss due to misappropriation, embezzlement, theft, or conversion of money or property by a Florida attorney.
Gregor J. Schwinghammer was reappointed by Gov. Rick Scott to the Judicial Nominating Commission for the 15th Judicial Circuit, serving Palm Beach County. His current term runs from March 31, 2017, through July 1, 2020.
Gunster shareholder Elaine Bucher has been elected to the board of regents of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. The board of regents is ACTEC’s governing body and consists of just 39 members.
Fabienne E. Fahnestock, a shareholder in Gunster’s Fort Lauderdale office, is expected to begin serving as a judge in the family division of the 17th Judicial Circuit Court, serving Broward County, on March 9, 2017.