WEST PALM BEACH, FL—Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce Peter J. Sheptak as the firm’s newest shareholder in the West Palm Beach office. Sheptak will be a member of the firm’s Corporate practice, and will also work closely with the firm’s Private Wealth Services group. Sheptak is a legal veteran in the Florida family office industry with a successful track record of working with founder- and family-owned businesses and helping guide them through the complexities of today’s business, planning and investment environment.
Sheptak offers more than three decades of hands-on and cultivated skill in working with and advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and hedge fund investing, co-investments, direct investments, complex investment structures, corporate finance, and myriad other family business and family office-related matters.
Sheptak’s focus at Gunster will be to formalize a dedicated family office practice that works cohesively with the firm’s industry-leading private wealth, tax, corporate, real estate and other practice areas to realize bigger picture client goals in terms of family office matters, investing, diversification, wealth preservation and planning.