Fort Myers, FL, September 02, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers in America® has named Guy Whitesman the “2017 Corporate Law ‘Lawyer of the Year’ in Fort Myers.” Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
Whitesman chairs Henderson Franklin's Business and Tax division and concentrates his practice in mergers and acquisitions, business organization operations and planning and taxation. He also serves as general counsel to a number of the firm's clients.
Whitesman has received much recognition over the years, including being named to Florida Super Lawyers® Magazine (2006-2016) and Best Lawyers in America (2013-2017). He is also AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Whitesman is a long time active member of the Executive Council of the Florida Bar Tax Section and former Chair. He is also a Florida Bar Board Certified tax attorney and past chair of Tax Law Certification Committee. Whitesman is very active in the Southwest Florida community and currently serves as Chair of the Southwest Florida Community Foundation and as a director of Community Cooperative, Inc. (the “Soup Kitchen).
Whitesman received his undergraduate (B.A.) and law degree (J.D.) from University of Michigan, and his Masters in Taxation (LLM Tax) from the University of Florida. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 239-344-1180.
Henderson Franklin is the largest, locally-based law firm between Tampa and Miami with 55 attorneys dedicated to providing a wide range of legal services in the areas of business and tax planning, commercial and civil litigation, employment law, estate planning, family law, immigration law, intellectual property, workers' compensation, real estate, and land use and environmental law. Since 1924, Henderson Franklin has been assisting clients build their homes, businesses and communities in Southwest Florida. Henderson Franklin operates offices in Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, Sanibel Island and Naples (by appointment only). For more information on Whitesman or Henderson Franklin, please visit www.henlaw.com.