Elliot H. Scherker

Elliot H. Scherker


Greenberg Traurig LLP

Recognized since 2001

Miami, Florida

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2010 - Appellate Practice
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With more than 40 years of experience as an appellate lawyer, and more than 2,000 appeals in state and federal courts, Elliot brings a practical and client-centered approach to his work. Elliot's practice covers a wide range of substantive law, which enables him to counsel his clients on both their legal rights and structuring their transactions. He is the co-chair of the firm's National Appellate Practice Group.

Location

  • 333 Southeast Second Avenue, Suite 4400
    Miami, FL 33131

Education

  • University of Miami , BA, graduated 1972

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, The Florida Bar

Affiliations

  • American Academy of Appellate Lawyers - Fellow
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • American Bar Foundation - Fellow
  • American Law Institute - Member
  • Baptist Health Founders Society - Member

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2010 - Appellate Practice

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Appellate Practice, Miami (2010)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Special Focus

  • Appellate
  • Defendants
  • White-Collar Criminal Defense

Awards:

  • AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5
  • Legal 500 United States, 2008
  • "C. Clyde Atkins Civil Liberties Award," ACLU of Florida Greater, Miami Chapter, May 2009
  • Law360 "Appellate Practice Group of the Year," 2010
  • Daily Business Review, "Most Effective Lawyer Award," Appellate Category, 2010
  • "Champions of Equality Award" (based on role in landmark Florida gay adoption case), SAVE DADE Foundation, May 2011
  • Law360 "Product Liability Practice Group of the Year," 2011
  • Florida Trend magazine – Appellate Litigation, 2004-2013 "Hall of Fame," 2013
  • Florida Trend "Legal Elite," 2004-2012
  • Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2013 "Top 100 Lawyers in Florida," 2011-2013
  • Chambers USA Guide, Appellate Practice, 2003-2013
  • South Florida Legal Guide, "Top Lawyers in South Florida," 2004-2014

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