Steven A. Lessne joins Gunster as a shareholder. His practice areas include probate, trust and fiduciary litigation and a variety of business, real estate and complex commercial litigation.
“This is a memorable milestone in a legal career,” Gunster Managing Shareholder Bill Perry says, “and, this year, five individuals have distinguished themselves through their legal accomplishments, community involvement, collegiality and teamwork.“
Mary Karr has joined Gunster as a shareholder in the private wealth services practice out of the Miami office.
Robert Jacobowitz has joined Gunster as a shareholder in the West Palm Beach office.
Beginning Jan. 1, Gunster tax attorney Jim Davis will serve a one-year board term for the Community Foundation of Broward, a philanthropy-fostering nonprofit.
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.