Office : 561-241-2323
Fax : 561-241-2330
2700 N. Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL
Gary R. Shendell
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
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:
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
American Bar Association
Lawyers Professional Liability
Professional Liability Underwriters Society
Broward County Bar Association
UJA Annual Dinner Committee Member
ABA Lawyers Professional Liability Consortium
Community Association Institute
Council on Litigation Management
PLDF Accounting Committee Chair