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Personnel note: Gunster law firm promotes Lila Jaber, three others

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A former chair of the Florida Public Service Commission has been promoted to a leadership position at Florida’s business-oriented Gunster law firm. Lila Jaber has become Regional Managing Shareholder, joining three other shareholders who also joined the firm’s leadership team, according to a news release. She already was in charge of firm’s government affairs practice. Jaber has served on Workforce Florida’s board and was a former chair of Leadership Florida, according to her bio. She was appointed to the PSC, which…

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Gunster hosts inaugural Florida Women in Energy Leadership Forum

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Florida-based business law firm Gunster, joined by a group of energy industry leaders, this week hosted its inaugural Women in Energy Leadership Forum. The event, held at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, brought together women and men from across the state for two days of keynote addresses and panel discussions about relevant issues facing Florida’s energy industry. Among the attendees were thought-leaders, stakeholders, industry executives and college students gathered for an engaging dialogue about the state of the…

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Gunster takes in $470K in Q2 lobbying fees

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Gunster Yoakley & Stewart’s Tallahassee governmental affairs practice hauled in an estimated $470,000 in consulting fees in the second quarter of 2015, according to recently submitted lobbyist compensation reports. In its first quarter since adding veteran influencer Cameron Yarbrough to =its roster, Gunster managed 38 executive lobbying clients who paid a total of approximately $110,000 along with 33 legislative clients who accounted for $360,000. Washington-based employment services giants TrueBlue, Inc., stood alone as Gunster’s client with the biggest invoice at between $40,000-$49,999 for…

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