Sarasota, Florida – June 3, 2019 – Gurley & Associates – a long-established Sarasota law firm specializing in construction law, surety law and commercial litigation – has changed its name to Gurley Herbert to reflect the new partnership of David E. Gurley, Esq. with Joseph M. Herbert, Esq.
“I am very pleased to welcome Joe as a partner,” said Gurley, Senior Partner of Gurley Herbert. “His quality of work and legal advocacy skills are outstanding, and I look forward to his continued dedication to the achievement of excellent results for our portfolio of valued clients.”
Born in Louisville, Kentucky, Joseph M. Herbert, Esq. served in the U.S. Navy before relocating to Sarasota in 2003. Following a career in business management, Herbert obtained his Juris Doctorate with honors from Stetson University College of Law simultaneously with his Master of Business Administration with honors. Herbert began practicing law in 2010 and focuses primarily in the areas of business, construction, real estate, and employment law. Herbert has been a supporter of the Sarasota branch of the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital as well as other community causes and organizations. He has served in various roles with the Sarasota County Bar Association (currently as a steering committee member for the Business Law and Employment Law sections), and regularly lectures at construction law and employment law seminars and continuing education panels. He enjoys spending his free time with his wife and two daughters.
“I am sincerely grateful for the opportunities, mentorship and guidance David has provided me,” said Herbert, Managing Partner of Gurley Herbert. “I expect to foster those same values in the other members of our excellent team of attorneys as we continue to deliver top-quality work and results for our clients in the future.”
About Gurley Herbert
Gurley Herbert is a commercial litigation, construction and surety boutique law firm with a national and international reach. Gurley Herbert provides its clients optimal value, by integrating market-leading legal services with a comprehensive understanding of clients’ needs to maximize effectiveness, efficiency and opportunities. David Gurley, founding member and senior partner, is an expert in construction law and has been a principal of the firm since its inception in 2002. The firm proudly holds the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest attainable rating for legal expertise and ethics. For more information, visit www.GurleyHerbertLaw.com.
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