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Conrad & Scherer is a well-known, established Florida trial law firm recognized for its aggressive, dedicated representations of both plaintiffs and defendants in the areas of commercial litigation, labor and employment law, personal injury, general liability, medical malpractice, health law, international law, and other areas of complex litigation. The firm represents clients at both the trial and appellate level in either state or federal court.
Headed by founding partner William Scherer, Conrad & Scherer has achieved its stellar reputation as a legal powerhouse due, in part, to the following characteristics:
CS Representations Include High-Profile Clients such as President George W. Bush
Founded in 1974, Conrad & Scherer came under national prominence as legal counsel for President George W. Bush during the Florida recount controversy involving the 2000 United States Presidential election. Conrad & Scherer’s responsibilities as counsel to President Bush included not only being in charge of his legal strategy in Broward County, but acting as key contributor in Bush’s distinguished state-wide Florida legal team.
In fact, President Bush has praised Conrad & Scherer’s attorneys for their important legal contributions to his success in Florida. A contribution which has been implicitly recognized, as well, in the United States Supreme Court decision of Bush v. Gore, 531 U.S. 98 (2000), where the high court freed Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris’s certification of George W. Bush as the winner of Florida’s electoral votes in the 2000 presidential election.
CS Representations Include Those Involving Controversies with National Impact
Conrad & Scherer is experienced in dealing with controversies on a national scale with a nationwide impact. For example, the Resolution Trust Corporation selected Conrad & Scherer to represent the RTC in cases involving the collapse of the savings and loan industry, pursuing third parties who may be to blame for the S&L failures.
CS Representations Include Longstanding Relationships with Sophisticated Business Clientele
Conrad & Scherer is honored to have established relationships with many of its clientele that have grown and flourished over time. For instance, for over seventeen years, Conrad & Scherer served as general counsel for the North Broward Hospital District, the fourth largest public hospital system in the United States.
As its legal counsel, Conrad & Scherer guided and advised this national hospital system on a broad range of legal issues -- from contracting and regulatory matters, to the defense of medical malpractice claims and employment-related, labor law controversies.
CS Representations Include Complex Cases with High Dollar Matters in Controversy
Conrad & Scherer is particularly adept at representing clients involved in complex legal matters with high monetary amounts in controversy. One example involved the firm serving as co-counsel for the plaintiff in a high-firm commercial lawsuit litigating the challenged sale of a health insurance company.
The case was tried to a Broward County jury, which returned a verdict in favor of Conrad & Scherer’s client. This 2005 trial remains on the record as one of the largest damage awards in the history of Broward County, Florida.
Conrad & Scherer is a Top Rated Law Firm Ready to Help You
By incorporating the best in human resources with the latest in legal technology, Florida firm Conrad & Scherer is able to provide its clients with the type of outstanding, aggressive, and vigilant legal representation that has allowed the law firm to achieve the past winning results and national reputation that it continues to enjoy.
Indeed, among its peers, Conrad & Scherer has been awarded an AV rating (Martindale-Hubbell), which is the highest rating possible in both experience and ethical behavior, a rating reserved only for highly experienced legal counsel preeminent in their fields.
Conrad & Scherer is lead by founding partner William Scherer, whose accomplishments are covered by the national media (CNN, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald) and who has been recognized not only as a “Top Attorney in Florida” by Super Lawyers for 2006 and a “Top Lawyer” in the 2006 South Florida Legal Guide, but also named a “Most Effective Lawyer of 2005” by the Daily Business Review; shown as one of the Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine in 2004; and profiled as a Power Broker by the Sun-Sentinel newspaper in 2002. Mr. Scherer was also recognized by VerdictSearch for his success in obtaining of the Top 100 Verdicts of 2005.
If Conrad & Scherer may be of help to you or your organization, please do not hesitate to contact the firm offices for an appointment at your earliest convenience. Conrad & Scherer stands ready to help a variety of clients, with equality in justice.