Earnest DeLoach, Jr. has been elected as president of the Tiger Bay Club of Central Florida, a nonpartisan political forum, for 2015.
Gunster has added attorney Steven Boyne to the corporate and health care practices. He is one of three new additions to the Jacksonville office.
Attorney Joe Chase has been named secretary of the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches for the 2014-2015 term and will serve as the Chamber’s chair during the 2016-2017 term. During the 2015-2016 term, Chase will serve as the Chamber’s chair-elect.
Gunster is pleased to announce the addition of five new attorneys to its environmental and land use, corporate and immigration practice groups. The firm is bolstering its environmental and land use practice with the addition of three attorneys at three different offices.
Gunster attorney Edward F. Tancer has been appointed to the board of directors for the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County.
Michael R. Freed joins Gunster’s business litigation practice and will work out of the firm’s Jacksonville office. He has a sophisticated complex business and construction litigation practice, and also serves as outside general counsel for several local and regional companies in a variety of industries, including technology, health care and education.
Brian M. Seymour has become a member of the board of trustees for the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA). Seymour will also serve as chair of the JFNA Emergency Committee.
Florida Governor Rick Scott has reappointed Gunster attorney Timothy N. Thomes to the Judicial Nominating Commission for the 16th circuit. Thomes’ four-year term runs from November 19, 2014, to July 1, 2018. Thomes was first appointed to the commission in 2011.
Gunster attorney Luna Phillips has been voted onto the board of directors for the Florida section of the American Water Resources Association.
Aaron W. Tandy has been appointed vice chair of the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce board of governors for 2014-15. He previously served as vice chair in 2010-11, and has been on the board since 2004.