Barry Postman Partner

Barry Postman is a Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney, who provides counseling and defense in the areas of professional malpractice, including the representation of doctors, lawyers, accountants, brokers, title agents and insurance agencies, as well as employment litigation, condominium and homeowners association matters, securities litigation, insurance coverage, trucking claims defense, class action, bad faith/extra-contractual liability, commercial banking and financial litigation, trademark/intellectual property, hospitality industry defense, land use litigation and real property disputes, and corporate litigation. Mr. Postman also devotes his practice to construction litigation and risk management counseling, including the representation of design professionals in professional liability claims, developers, contractors, and subcontractors in construction defect claims. He has experience handling Errors and Omissions claims, including those brought against insurance brokers and agents. He is an active participant in the firm’s SIU Fraud Division representing carriers by bringing affirmative complaints and counterclaims on their behalf.

Over the past 22 years, Mr. Postman has tried cases throughout the State of Florida and practices in both the Federal and State courts. He is a Board Certified Civil Trial lawyer, a member of ABOTA (the American Board of Trial Advocates) and has been recognized for several years as a “Super Lawyer”, one of Florida “Top lawyers” and a member of the “Legal Elite” by his peers as indicated in various professional publications. In addition, Mr. Postman is rated as an A.V lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell.

He is the managing partner of the firm’s West Palm Beach office where he has seen the growth of that office from 6 lawyers to over 50.  He is considered preferred trial counsel by a number of publically traded companies and insurance carriers.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and American Studies from Brandeis University, in Waltham, Massachusetts (1990), and a Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law (1993), where he received a Merit Scholarship and was a member of the Honor Council.

Mr. Postman was recently appointed by Florida’s Governor Rick Scott to the Judicial Nominating Committee of West Palm Beach.  He is also a member of the Palm Beach Bar Association, the Professional Liability Attorney Network (PLAN) and the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS).

Mr. Postman is a repeat speaker for the National Business Institute, Professional Liability Attorney Network, Florida Insurance Trust Educational Retreat and various other entities which include numerous training and counseling to clients relative to various areas of law and management training.

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Professional Lines Attorney Network
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society

Education

  • University of Miami, J.D., cum laude
  • Brandeis University, B.A., History and American Studies

ADMISSIONS

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit

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