MIAMI & WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Gary S. Betensky, a Shareholder with the West Palm Beach, Fla., office of Richman Greer, has been reappointed to serve on The Florida Bar’s Professional Ethics Committee. His three-year term begins July 2018.
Betensky previously served as Vice-Chair and Chair of the committee, which guides Bar members in interpreting and applying the bar’s ethics rules.
“As part of my commitment to the ongoing practice of law, I look forward to continuing to serve on The Florida Bar’s Professional Ethics Committee and helping Bar members ensure they remain compliant with the Bar’s rules of ethics,” Betensky said.
Betensky, who is board-certified by The Florida Bar in business litigation law, focuses his practice on complex business disputes and dispute resolution. He has extensive experience in matters relating to non-compete agreements and trade secrets, business torts, partnership and limited liability company member disputes, state Attorney General investigations, director and officer liability, employment law and real estate. He has also successfully handled numerous significant personal injury claims and product liability claims for plaintiffs and defendants, and a civil rights class action case that resulted in an $11.5M settlement.
Throughout his career, Betensky has received many accolades and awards. He is included in Best Lawyers in America in the areas of business and real estate litigation, he is recognized by Chambers USA as a leader in his field of business litigation, he has been named as a Florida Super Lawyer in the areas of business litigation and intellectual property, and he is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell. In 2008, Betensky was selected as one of the Most Effective Lawyers in the category of class action by the Daily Business Review. Betensky has received a special commendation from the Florida Supreme Court and the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County for his pro bono work.
He received a bachelor’s degree in public communication from Boston University and a law degree from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center.