WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (November 18, 2019) – Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Riley Kennedy in the labor and employment law practice in the firm’s West Palm Beach office.

Prior to joining the firm, Kennedy primarily represented health care providers and practices in medical malpractice cases. He is also experienced in benefits-related litigation and has significant state and federal court experience.

Kennedy earned his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and his B.S. from the University of Central Florida. During his time in Gainesville, he was a member of the Florida Moot Court team and served as a Legal Writing/Appellate Advocacy teaching assistant. He also worked as a judicial extern for the Honorable Gary R. Jones of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida.

With the addition of Kennedy, Gunster strengthens its already robust labor and employment law practice led by Gunster shareholder Joseph G. Santoro.

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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 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, Naples, Orlando, Palm Beach, Stuart, Tallahassee, Tampa Bayshore, Tampa Downtown, Vero Beach, and its headquarters in West Palm Beach. With more than 260 attorneys and consultants, and over 270 committed professional 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 Business Development & Corporate Communications


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