Guy Whitesman appointed Gerald T. Hart as 2021-2022 exceptional tax attorney
Whitesman is the past chair of the Florida Bar’s Tax Law Section and the Tax Law Certification Committee. He is also the past chairman of Henderson Franklin’s business and tax department. Whitesman has been certified by the Tax Law Council since 1992. After hearing the Whitesman Award, Erin Houck-Toll (who chairs the firm’s business and tax department) expressed support:
“This is wonderful news, and I wholeheartedly agree with Guy’s award. When I started my career at Henderson Franklin, Guy was first my mentor and then my partner in law. Always regarded him as an example of the kind of lawyer I want to be – exceptionally bright with an advanced ability to apply his technical knowledge of tax and law to real life situations in the service of his clients. he is busy, he is ready to help other lawyers whenever they need his expertise.
Whitesman focuses his practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate operations and planning, tax, estate planning and health law. He has received numerous accolades over the years, including being named in the Florida Super Lawyers® Magazine each year since 2006, Best Lawyers in America each year since 2013 and Florida Trend Legal Elite. Best Lawyers in America also named Whitesman “Fort Myers Corporate Lawyer of the Year 2021”, “Fort Myers Trust and Estate Lawyer of the Year 2020”, “Fort Myers Tax Lawyer of the Year 2019” Myers ”and“ 2017 Corporate Lawyer of the Year Fort Myers Lawyer of the Year.
Whitesman received his Undergraduate Degree (BA) and Law Degree (JD) from the University of Michigan, and his Masters in Taxation (LL.M., Taxation) from the University of Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or by phone at 239-344-1180.
Henderson Franklin is one of the largest local law firms between Tampa and Miami. eminent field, intellectual property, workers’ compensation, labor law, real estate law, and land use and environmental law. Since 1924, Henderson Franklin has helped clients build their homes, businesses, and communities in Southwest Florida. Henderson Franklin operates offices in Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, Naples and Sarasota (by appointment). For more information on Whitesman or Henderson Franklin, please visit https://www.henlaw.com.