Mark J. Scheer has been with Gunster since 1987. He chairs the firm’s Technology Committee. He is the past chairman of Gunster’s Tax practice group and a former chair of Gunster’s Miami office. Mark is a member of the firm’s Tax, Financial Services, International, Leisure & Resorts, Corporate and Private Wealth Services practice groups.
Mark advises clients on complex business transactions, joint venture structuring and corporate restructurings, including finding tax efficient structures for cross border investments. Mark counsels foreign clients on inbound investment planning and U.S. clients on outbound business structuring, including the establishment and acquisition of foreign companies and assets. In addition, Mark advises clients on international estate planning matters, representing high net worth individuals on pre-immigration planning, foreign investment in U.S. real property and taxation of domestic and foreign trusts.
Mark is board certified in tax law by the Florida Bar. Board certification is the Florida Bar’s highest level of evaluation of the competency and experience of an attorney in a specified field, and the only way which a Florida licensed lawyer may state that they are a “specialist” or “expert” in a particular area of practice. Mark was also again selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®, 2015 Edition, in the practice areas of Corporate Law and Tax Law.
- AV Rated as independently determined by Martindale-Hubbell
- Florida Trend, "Legal Elite," 2004, 2016
- The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate & Tax Law, 2013-20
- Who’s Who in American Law, 1994-2014
- Order of the Coif
- American Federated Schools of Accountancy, “Outstanding Graduate Student,” 1984
- American Bar Association
- Tax Section
- Real Property Section
- Probate and Trust Section
- Business Law Section
- American Institute of CPAs
- Florida Institute of CPAs