Brian J. Sherr - Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Brian J. Sherr

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 954-768-8247

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, acquisitions, condominiums, development, acquisitions, complex negotiations, dispositions, partnerships and joint ventures, disputes, workouts, and transactional law. Brian served on the Executive Committee of the Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar. 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 25 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.  

In addition, Brian is Founder and Vice Chairman of the Board for First Southern Bank in Boca Raton. 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 in Hallandale, Florida. He is a founder and member of the Board of Directors for the Daniel Cantor Senior Center in Tamarac, Florida. He is 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 and past president of Jewish Family Service of Broward County.

Rutgers UniversityBA 1967Boston University School of LawJ.D. 1970
Aish Hatorah Jerusalem Advisory BoardBoard of Directors, American Friends of ArielBoard of Directors, Daniel D. Cantor Senior CenterBoard of Directors, Jewish Federation of Broward CountyBoard of Directors, First Southern Bank

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • Supreme Court of the United States


Areas of Concentration
  • Real estate
  • Partnership and joint ventures
  • Disputes and workouts
  • Residential and commercial development
  • Condominium development
  • Acquisitions, complex negotiations and dispositions
  • Transactional law
  • Banking

Office Location

401 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 2000
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
United States


Practice Areas

Real Estate Law (Business, Commercial, Community Associations, Condominiums, Conveyance, Development, Finance, Industrial, Real Property Law, Residential, Tax Certiorari, Transactions, Workouts and Restructurings)