Law

H. WILLIAM “BILL” PERRY

MANAGING SHAREHOLDER & CEO, GUNSTER, WEST PALM BEACH

Gunster, one of the state’s premier business law firms, has 11 offices across the state with 200-plus attorneys and more than 430 employees. Gunster is one of the oldest law firms in Florida and will celebrate its 100th anniversary in a few years. Perry, who was an English major and studied literature at both Penn and King’s College in London, began his career at Gunster and became managing shareholder in 2008. He is a private pilot and marathon runner who’s completed the New York and Boston marathons in under three hours.

EDUCATION University of Pennsylvania (BA), University of Florida College of Law (JD)
NEW HOBBY My wife and I took up golf in the past year as our joint, socially distanced, COVID-safe activity.
ADMIRES Laura Rosenbury, dean of UF law school. She has done a fantastic job of elevating the law school’s national reputation.
SABBATICAL TOPIC An advanced degree in either history or literature
READING The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway

Dean Cannon

GrayRobinson

CHARLES S. CAULKINS

FISHER PHILLIPS

Jamie Cole

Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman

DEAN COLSON

Colson, Hicks, Eidson

Ben Crump

Ben Crump Law

Jaret L. Davis

Greenberg Traurig

AVA DOPPELT

ALLEN, DYER, DOPPELT + GILCHRIST

ALBERT E. DOTSON JR.

BILZIN SUMBERG

William Dymond

Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed

Michelle Gervais

Blank Rome

KIMBERLY HOSLEY

Orlando Law Group

YOLANDA CASH JACKSON

Becker & Poliakoff

Lashawnda K. Jackson

Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell

HAL H. KANTOR

LOWNDES, DROSDICK, DOSTER, KANTOR & REED

ALAN KLUGER

KLUGER, KAPLAN, SILVERMAN, KATZEN & LEVINE

Laird Lile

Laird A. Lile

Patricia Mendez-Cambo

Softbank Group International

Michael Minton

Dean Mead

Harvey Oyer

Shutts & Bowen

Steve Pajcic

Pajcic & Pajcic

Wayne Pathman

Pathman Lewis

Eugene Pettis

Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm

Edward Pozzuoli

Tripp Scott

Peter Quinter

GrayRobinson

Stephen H. Reisman

Peckar & Abramson

RAQUEL RODRIGUEZ

BUCHANAN, INGERSOLL & ROONEY

Gary Rosen

Becker

Gary Sasso

Carlton Fields

JILL S. SCHWARTZ

JILL S. SCHWARTZ AND ASSOCIATES

Steven Sonberg

Holland & Knight

Adele Stone

Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney

Howard Talenfeld

Kelley Kronenberg

Ronald Weaver

STEARNS WEAVER MILLER

Gregory Yadley

Loop & Kendrick