News - February 13, 2017

James C. Gavigan, Jr. and William G. Smith Promoted to Firm Shareholders

Jones Foster is proud to announce that attorneys, James C. Gavigan, Jr. and William G. Smith, have been promoted to firm Shareholders.

Jamie Gavigan focuses his practice in the area of complex commercial litigation with a particular emphasis on real estate, land use and zoning, eminent domain and property rights issues.

He is a member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association, serving on the Judicial Relations and Professionalism Committees, the Young Lawyers Section Executive Board. He is President of the Georgetown University Club of Palm Beach.

Bill Smith concentrates his practice in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration, taxation, and transactional corporate law. He graduated from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, magna cum laude, in 2010. After being admitted to The Florida Bar, he went on to earn his Master of Laws in Taxation degree (LL.M.) from the Graduate Tax Program at the University of Florida. He is a 2016 graduate of Leadership West Palm Beach.

About Jones Foster
Jones Foster is a commercial and private client law firm headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida. Established in 1924, the firm has served as an integral part of South Florida’s growth and prosperity for nearly a century. Through a relentless pursuit of excellence, Jones Foster delivers original legal solutions that help clients, colleagues, and the community to move forward. The Firm’s attorneys focus their practice in Real Estate, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Private Client Services, Corporate & Tax, and Land Use & Governmental. For more information, please visit