Gunster named as one of Florida Trend's Best Companies to Work For in 2012
West Palm Beach, Fla. – For the fourth consecutive year, Gunster, Florida’s law firm for business has been recognized as one of Florida Trend’s Best Companies to Work For in 2012 in the large company category. Gunster’s competitive salaries, excellent benefits, staff appreciation efforts and support for continued education contribute to the firm’s low turn overrate (5.8% in 2011).
“The key to our success is our employees and, as we recruit and retain the best in the State, Gunster continues to stand out as one of the best companies and large law firms to work for,” said H. William “Bill” Perry, Managing Partner of Gunster.
In addition to its employees, this year in a special feature, Florida Trend, highlighted the firm’s statewide growth, its expansion in Jacksonville and establishment of an office in Tampa, as well as its statewide summer associate program. Each year, Gunster recruits second year law students from within Florida and from top-tier schools outside of the State. Last year, all seven summer associates were offered jobs.
The Best Companies To Work For In Florida program was created by Florida Trend and Best Companies Group and is endorsed by the HR Florida State Council. The process included two steps in which there was an evaluation of the workplace, policies, practices, philosophies and demographics in addition to a survey to measure employee satisfaction. The combined scores determined the top companies and their final rankings.
Established in 1925, Gunster is a full-service Florida law firm with ten offices around the state providing counsel to leading businesses and individuals. Our statewide presence and culture reflect the firm’s status as Florida’s law firm for business. Gunster serves clients from its offices in Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Palm Beach, Stuart, Tallahassee, Tampa, The Florida Keys, Vero Beach and its headquarters in West Palm Beach, with more than 165 attorneys and 200 committed support staff. Gunster is ranked among the National Law Journal’s list of the 250 largest law firms.