Health care law attorney Bill Dillon has been elected to serve on the Executive Council of the Florida Bar Health Law Section. Dillon will serve a 3-year term on the Executive Council whose mission is to govern the divisions and standing committees of the 1,800-plus member organization.
With its 2018 roster of more than a dozen attorneys honored in Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, Gunster is one of the top 5 firms with the most honorees.
Barbara Bolton Litten has joined Gunster as a shareholder where she will focus her practice on managing and coordinating complex litigation. Prior to law, Barbara served as CEO of a $1.2 million not-for-profit organization in Southwest Florida.
Gunster attorney Aaron Horowitz was named as the inaugural young lawyer member of the year by the Florida Bar Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Section.
Mike Freed was named the recipient of the “But For” Leadership Florida Award for his efforts with Freed to Run at the 2018 Leadership Florida Annual Meeting. The purpose of the award is to recognize a member who has taken what they learned through their experience with Leadership Florida and implemented it back into the Florida community.
Gunster is pleased to announce that 40 of its attorneys have been included in the 2018 Florida Super Lawyers list, and an additional 20 were named Rising Stars. The firm’s honorees include one of two women named to the “Top 10 attorneys in the state” list.
Jason P. Jones will focus his practice primarily in the areas of taxation, trusts and estates law in the firm’s Boca Raton and West Palm Beach offices.
Gunster litigation attorney Mike Freed has been honored by the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division with the Michael K. Reese Quality of Life award.
Employment law attorney Roger Feicht has been declared as the winner in the Palm Beach County legal category for South Florida Business and Wealth magazine’s 2018 “Up & Comer” awards.
Gunster continues to expand and diversify as Andrew Piper and Christine Sweet join the roster of eight statewide hires so far in 2018. Piper joins the tax law practice in Fort Lauderdale and Sweet joins the private wealth services practice in Jacksonville.