Gary S. Betensky is board certified by The Florida Bar in business litigation law. Board certification recognizes special knowledge, skills and proficiency and distinguishes Mr. Betensky as a specialist in business litigation law. Mr. Betensky maintains a civil trial practice involving complex business disputes and dispute resolution.
Mr. Betensky received a Bachelor of Science in Public Communication from Boston University. He then earned his law degree from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center where he served as an editor of The Law Review and as an officer of the Moot Court Board. While in law school, Mr. Betensky was awarded a Judicial-Clerk Scholarship by The Florida Bar.
Mr. Betensky is a member of The Florida Bar, the American Bar Association and the Palm Beach County Bar Association. He serves on the Professional Ethics Committee of The Florida Bar and The Florida Bar’s Grievance Committee in and for the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit (Palm Beach County). He is a member of the Board of Governors of Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center..
Mr. Betensky is a Vice President and member of the Board of Directors of the Palm Beach County Chapter of the American Jewish Committee. He formerly served as Chairman of the Florida Regional Board, as a National Commissioner and as Chair of the Broward County Civil Rights Committee of the Anti-Defamation League. He is also a graduate of Leadership Broward County, Florida.
Mr. Betensky is admitted to practice in all state courts of Florida, as well as the United States District Court for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
Honors and Distinctions
In addition to his Board certification status, Mr. Betensky holds an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell, which is the highest rating regarding legal ability and professional ethics. He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the area of commercial litigation. He has also been named as a Florida Super Lawyer in the areas of business litigation and intellectual property. This distinction is reserved for the top 5% of Florida attorneys in their respective areas of practice as chosen by their peers and the independent research of Law and Politics. Mr. Betensky recently received a special commendation from the Florida Supreme Court and the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County for his pro bono work.