The Williams School of Commerce, Economics, and Politics
Jack Bovay John and Barbara Glynn Professor of Accounting
Professor Bovay is 1979 graduate of the Williams School and is a partner with the Salter Feiber law firm in Gainesville, Florida. His practice focuses on estate planning and asset protection for high net worth individuals and families, business succession planning and fiduciary litigation. He is Board Certified in both Tax Law and Wills, Trusts and Estates Law, holds an LL.M. in Taxation and is a Florida licensed CPA.
He is a trustee of the University of Florida College of Law, where he has also taught as an adjunct professor, and is a founder of the Florida Tax Institute continuing education program.
Professor Bovay is a former trustee of the Washington and Lee University Alumni Board, a past chair of the Gainesville Alliance for Economic Development, past president of the Gainesville Country Club and a former member of the Eighth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee.
In 2012, Mr. Bovay was honored with the Legacy Award by the Gainesville Community Foundation. He has been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America for his work in the practice area of Trusts and Estates, a member of Florida Trend's Legal Elite in Wills, Trusts and Estates for 2015-2017 as well as a Florida Super Lawyer for Estate and Probate, 2007, 2011-2017 and holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Professor Bovay is a regular speaker at various estate planning events throughout Florida.