Brian J. Sherr

Brian J. Sherr

Greenberg Traurig

Recognized since 2007

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law

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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.

  • 401 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 2000
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Bar Admissions
  • Florida, The Florida Bar
  • Aish Hatorah Jerusalem Advisory Board - Member
  • Board of Directors, American Friends of Ariel - Member
  • Board of Directors, Daniel D. Cantor Senior Center - Member
  • Board of Directors, First Southern Bank - Vice Chairman
  • Board of Directors, Jewish Federation of Broward County - Member

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Real Estate Law
Special Focus:
  • Business
  • Commercial
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Conveyance
  • Development
  • Finance
  • Industrial
  • Real Property Law
  • Residential
  • Tax Certiorari
  • Transactions
  • Workouts and Restructurings
  • AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5
  • American Friends of Ariel 8th Annual Peace With Security Dinner, 2002
  • Business Journal "South Florida's Heavy Hitters," Real Estate, 2004-2005
  • "Brian J. Sherr Appreciation Day" via Proclamation, The Broward County Commission, May 12, 2006
  • "Tree of Life Award," Jewish National Fund, 2006
  • Florida Monthly magazine "The Best Lawyers in America," 2008
  • Chambers USA Guide, National - Real Estate Law, 2006-2009
  • South Florida Legal Guide "Ten Distinguished Attorneys in our Region," 2010
  • Who's Who in American Law, Marquis, 2009-2011
  • Law360 "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year," 2011 and 2012
  • Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, 2007, 2009, 2012
  • Winning Team, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2010 and 2013
  • The Legal 500 United States, "Top Tier" Firm in Real Estate, 2013
  • South Florida Legal Guide "Top Lawyers in South Florida," 2009-2014
  • Who's Who in America, Marquis, 2008-2014

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