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Boca Office

2700 N. Military Trail

Suite 150

Boca Raton, FL



Gary R. Shendell

Managing Member


 As managing Partner, Gary R. Shendell is responsible for the overall management and supervision of Shendell & Pollock. He is recognized as a Florida Leading Attorney, is AV Rated and is nationally recognized in complex. High- exposure professional malpractice litigation. He has defended a wide array of professionals including accountants, lawyers, real estate professionals, insurance agents and brokers, architects & engineers, doctors and other health care professionals. He also handles EPL, D&O and commercial cases in Federal and state courts. As a former Certified Public and Tax Accountant, Mr. Shendell has a unique combination of accounting, corporate and legal skills which makes him highly sought after in the representation of multi-party commercial litigation, estates and trusts litigation as well as securities arbitrations and investigations administered and/or conducted by FINRA and the SEC. His primary practice is throughout the states of Florida and New Jersey.

In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Shendell is heavily involved in coverage matters, including time limit/policy limit demands and bad faith, have been appointed as special counsel to assist numerous clients in the defense and avoidance of such claims.

Mr. Shendell, as outside general counsel to numerous major developers throughout Florida, also devotes considerable time in disputes of construction, contract, fraud, deceptive trade practice actions, and business torts. His construction litigation practice involves a wide variety of construction related issues, including construction and design defects, disputes among owners and contractors/subcontractors, and homeowner and community associations.

Mr. Shendell is a much sought after speaking, lecturing on accountant's liability, risk management, real estate agents and brokers liability, bad faith coverage, and ethics, before numerous professional groups and association, brokers, companies and firms nationally.

Gary Shendell is also the recipient of the 2019 Top Lawyer Award and America's Most Honored Professionals  2019 Award!






University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, 1992

J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence


James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1987

B.S., Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude

Major:  Accounting


Florida, 1992

New Jersey, 1993

U.S. Supreme Court, 2002

U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1992

U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1992

U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 1992

Florida Supreme Court

Florida Circuit and County Courts


Principle Areas of Practice:

Professional Liability

General Liability

Directors and Officers Liability

Nursing Home Liability

Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation


Business and Commercial Litigation & Law

Insurance Regulatory and Governmental Affairs

Real Estate & Title Litigation


Securities/NASD Litigation

Professional Associations:

American Bar Association

Lawyers Professional Liability

Professional Liability Underwriters Society

Broward County Bar Association

UJA Annual Dinner Committee Member

Israel Bonds

ABA Lawyers Professional Liability Consortium

Community Association Institute

Council on Litigation Management

PLDF Accounting Committee Chair

Martindale Hubbell


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