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7/25/2023 4:00:00 AM Member News

Gunster Adds Five Attorneys across Multiple Practices, Offices Statewide

Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to have added five associates across multiple practices as its statewide expansion continues: Erika Lusky Bernhard, Matthew A. Brown, Staci K. Campbell, Jason P. Martell and Connor J. Stone.


Erika Lusky Bernhard joined Gunster's Immigration Law practice in the Miami office. Before joining Gunster, Erika worked for the United States Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review, where she provided legal counsel to United States Immigration Judges.

Erika earned her J.D. from New York Law School and her B.A. from University of Florida.

Matthew A. Brown joined the firm's Private Wealth Services practice in Tampa. He concentrates his practice in the areas of estate planning, asset protection, and tax-advantaged wealth transfers.

Matthew received his LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, his J.D. from Stetson University College of Law and a B.A. from Florida State University.


Staci K. Campbell joined the firm's Real Estate Law practice in West Palm Beach. Her practice includes drafting documents for purchase and financing transactions, along with conducting due diligence review for commercial developments.

Staci received her J.D. from University of Miami School of Law and B.S. from University of Central Florida.

Jason P. Martell joined Gunster's Tax Law practice, also based in West Palm Beach. Jason leverages his legal experience and accounting background to provide practical tax advice to his clients.

Jason earned his LL.M. in Taxation from University of Florida Levin College of Law, his J.D. from University of Georgia College of Law, and his M.Acc. & B.Acc from University of Florida.


Connor J. Stone joined the firm's Business Litigation practice in Naples. Connor brings extensive litigation experience and an appellate background from his judicial clerkship at Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal with the Honorable Bronwyn Miller. 

Connor received his J.D. from University of Miami School of Law and B.A. from University of Florida.


About Gunster
Gunster, Florida’s law firm for business, provides full-service legal counsel to leading organizations and individuals from its 13 offices statewide. Established in 1925, the firm has expanded, diversified and evolved, but always with a singular focus: Florida and its clients’ stake in it. A magnet for business-savvy attorneys who embrace collaboration for the greatest advantage of clients, Gunster’s growth has not been at the expense of personalized service but because of it. The firm serves clients from its offices in Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Naples, Orlando, Palm Beach, Stuart, Tallahassee, Tampa Bayshore, Tampa Downtown, Vero Beach, and its headquarters in West Palm Beach. With more than 260 attorneys and consultants, and over 270 committed support staff, Gunster is ranked among the National Law Journal’s list of the 500 largest law firms and has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Diverse Law Firms by Law360. More information about its practice areas, offices and insider’s view newsletters is available at www.gunster.com.

Rahini Shankar
Communications Manager
407-406-5247, rshankar@gunster.com