TALLAHASSEE, FL—Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, today announced the addition of Sha`Ron James, as a shareholder in its government affairs and lobbying practice. She will be based in the firm’s Tallahassee office and brings more than 20 years of experience in statewide public and private sectors.
James focuses her practice on state and local governmental affairs, healthcare, and insurance regulatory law. Prior to returning to private practice, James served as the Insurance Consumer Advocate for the state of Florida, where she represented the general public and insurance consumers before the Florida Department of Financial Services, the Office of Insurance Regulation, the Agency for Health Care Administration and the Division of Administrative Hearings in insurance and healthcare regulatory matters. She was appointed to this role after her tenure as Division Director of the Florida Department of Financial Services’ Division of Rehabilitation and Liquidation, where she directed the operation of over 48 highly complex insurance receivership estates with entrusted assets totaling over $1.4 billion dollars.