West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) April 30, 2014
Three attorneys – Tico Perez, Derek Bruce and Jeff Jonasen – from the Orlando firm of Perez, Bruce & Jonasen, LLP (PB&J– and Government Affairs Consultant Dan Madden staff the Gunster Orlando office, which is focusing on government affairs, corporate law and land use law. The team brings a balance of diverse clients and strong community involvement.
Gunster Managing Shareholder H. William (Bill) Perry shared that the opening of Gunster Orlando introduces the full-service firm into the Orlando market, with a team that brings a balance of diverse clients and strong neighborhood involvement, through their commitment to and passion for business and community engagement.
Mr. Perez sat on the board of governors for the State University System of Florida, and sits on the national executive board for the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). Mr. Bruce is a past chair of BusinessForce, of which Mr. Jonasen is director and a past chair, and of the East Central Florida Regional Leadership Council for the Florida Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Jonasen is also a past president of the Central Florida Council of the BSA. Mr. Madden is past president and COO of a banking software consulting firm, former co-owner of Liskin, Madden & Associates, and former Chief PIO of Osceola County.
Gunster is a full-spectrum commercial law firm with an 85-year history of counseling Florida’s leading businesses. More than 170 attorneys statewide collaborate across 18 practice and industry areas. Offices are located in Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Palm Beach, Stuart, Tallahassee, Tampa, The Florida Keys, Vero Beach and West Palm Beach. The firm is ranked among the National Law Journal’s list of 250 largest law firms.