GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Association Law Firm, PLLC was named to the University of Florida’s inaugural 2015 Gator100 during a ceremony Feb. 6 at UF’s J. Wayne Reitz Union Grand Ballroom.

 Sponsored by UF, the Warrington College of Business Administration and the Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CEI), the Gator100 recognizes the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or led by UF alumni. Ernst & Young calculated each company’s compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) over the past three years to generate the ranking.

 The Association Law Firm, PLLC was highly ranked thanks to an impressive compound annual growth rate (CAGR).

 The Association Law Firm is built around the core philosophy that Community Matters. This philosophy serves as the heart of the Firm’s mission to be a compassionate advocate for communities and act in support of the association by providing professional, prompt, and affordable legal assistance. Michael A. Ungerbuehler & Paul E. DeHart III have been helping community associations with their legal needs for over a decade. In 2008, they teamed up at the Association Law Firm to exclusively focus their practice on providing legal services to community associations. Their vision is simple: to offer communities in Florida a better and more affordable community association legal product. Mike and Paul both graduated from the University of Florida College of Law. They are passionate double Gators who bleed UF orange and blue.

 “The Gator100 is an important initiative that recognizes entrepreneurial excellence,” said Dr. Michael Morris, the Academic Director of the entrepreneurship program at UF. “It is open to any and all companies founded or run by Gator alumni, and recognizes those who are achieving growth, innovating, and making a difference in their communities.”

 To qualify for the Gator100, companies must have been in business for five years or more as of September 2014, and have had verifiable annual revenues of $100,000 or more in 2011. Additionally, a UF alumnus or alumni must have met specific leadership criteria.

 “As a proud, lifetime alumni of the University of Florida, it was an honor for the Firm to be recognized with this prestigious award. Thanks to the hard work and dedication of the Team assembled at The Association Law Firm, we have not only made an impression on the Gator Nation, but also on the community association industry,” said Ungerbuehler.

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