Brian J. Sherr is Managing Shareholder Emeritus of the firm's Fort Lauderdale office. Brian practices law in the areas of real estate, residential and commercial development, condominiums, dispositions, partnerships and joint ventures, complex negotiations, disputes, workouts, transactional law, and strategic planning.
Brian served on the Executive Committee of the Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar for nearly 20 years. He is also a former Chairman of the Real Property Section of the Broward County Bar Association. Brian is listed in the Best Lawyers of America, Florida Super Lawyers, Chambers USA, and Marquis Who's Who in America. He was selected by the South Florida Legal Guide in 2010 as one of the "Ten Distinguished Attorneys in the Region," for making a difference in the legal profession, in the community and in the lives of clients.
Brian has been a dedicated community leader for over 40 years and has been given several meaningful awards. The Jewish National Fund presented Brian with the Tree of Life Award and the Broward County Commission proclaimed May 12, 2006 as "Brian J. Sherr Appreciation Day." In 2002, American Friends of Ariel honored Brian at their 8th Annual Peace with Security Dinner.
Brian is the founder and chair of the American Friends of the Old City, Inc., a 501(c) charitable organization formed to support the reconstruction in Jerusalem of the Jewish Quarters.
In addition, Brian was the Founder and the Chairman of the Board for First Southern Bank headquartered in Boca Raton which grew into a statewide organization. He served on the first Board of Directors for the National Ben Gamla Charter School Foundation Inc. which has established the nation's first Hebrew-English charter school. He is the founder and member of the Board of Directors for the Daniel Cantor Senior Center in Tamarac, Florida. He was a former board member of the Florida Atlantic University Foundation; past president of the Jewish Federation of Greater Fort Lauderdale; former board member of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts; former member of the Board of Governors for the Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale; past president and board member of Jewish Family Service of Broward County; and former Board Member of American Friends of Ariel and the Boca Raton Museum of Art.
- Real estate transactions
- Partnership and joint ventures
- Residential and commercial development
- Large-scale community developments
- Strategic planning and structuring
- Disputes, resolutions, and workouts
- Condominium development
- Acquisitions and complex negotiations and dispositions
- Banking transactional law