Sherry Schwartz is a partner in the firm’s West Palm Beach Office. She received her Bachelors of Science, with Highest Honors from the University of Florida, followed by her Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Miami in 2001. Both in law school and in her early years as an attorney, Ms. Schwartz has successfully tried cases for her clients in criminal, civil, family, and probate matters. She joined Cole, Scott, and Kissane with experience in more than 30 jury trials, following her tenure with the West Palm Beach Public Defender, in and for the 15th Judicial Circuit.
Ms. Schwartz efficiently and aggressively handles a vast array of civil litigation for the firm, including medical malpractice, legal malpractice, negligent security, intellectual property, homeowner/condominium association law, nursing home defense, breach of contract, product liability, construction litigation, premises liability, vehicle negligence, coverage issues, professional malpractice, cyber liability, employment litigation, and general civil litigation.
Ms. Schwartz’s medical background during her undergraduate training, wherein she focused on the neurological aspects of human behavior, disease, and function has given her a special interest and focus on defending physicians and other medical professionals.
Ms. Schwartz is admitted to practice before all state courts in Florida, the Florida Supreme Court, and the United States District Court of the Southern District, and is a member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association.
Ms. Schwartz has received recognition in the 2022 Edition of U.S News & World Report, The Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas of Medical Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation and Professional Malpractice Law.
- Palm Beach County Bar Association.
- Civil Rights Law
- Country Club, Condominium and Homeowners' Association Law
- Cyber Risk and Privacy Liability
- Employment and Labor
- Hospitality Industry Defense
- Intellectual Property (Patent and Trademark)
- Nursing Home Health Care
- Premises Liability
- Product Liability
- Professional Malpractice
- Security Negligence
- Sex Trafficking/Human Trafficking Defense
- Vehicle Negligence
- University of Miami, J.D.
- University of Florida, B.S., with highest honors
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida