Gus Harper, Esq. is a respected shareholder of the firm and serves as General Counsel to clients across numerous sectors, including healthcare, technology, construction, labor, public service, and education. An accomplished litigator, Mr. Harper has defended a multitude of clients in diverse legal matters, from personal injury to complex civil fraud, criminal defense, employment law, and commercial litigation. His primary daily practice includes general business and corporate law, contract development and implementation, employment law, risk management, policymaking, defending against claims of workplace discrimination, and assisting with corporate formation, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and transactions. Born in Gainesville and raised in Tallahassee, Florida, Mr. Harper graduated from Florida State University with high honors in three years. He then attended law school at the University of Florida, graduating on the Dean's List in two years. Prior to his current role, Mr. Harper worked for a large international law firm, a medium-sized statewide law firm, and successfully owned and operated his own firm. Throughout his career, Mr. Harper has consistently been recognized as a leading attorney by The Best Lawyers in America publication, Legal Trend Magazine, and the U.S. News and World Report. His practice areas encompass Business and Corporate, Employment Law, Commercial Litigation, Civil Law, and Criminal Defense.