Conrad & Scherer, founded in 1974, is a highly respected and well-known South Florida law firm specializing in complex litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts. The firm provides experienced representation in a variety of specialized areas including complex commercial litigation, personal injury, medical malpractice, employment litigation, maritime and appeals.
Conrad & Scherer was in the center of the national spotlight during the Florida recounts of the 2000 U.S. Presidential election. Representing President George W. Bush, the firm's attorneys were in charge of legal strategy in Broward County and were key members of the distinguished statewide legal team. President Bush has praised Conrad & Scherer's attorneys for their important contribution to his success in Florida.
For 17 years, Conrad & Scherer served as general counsel for the North Broward Hospital District, the fourth largest public hospital system in the United States. The firm guided and advised the District on a broad range of issues from contracting and regulatory matters to the defense of medical malpractice and employment-related claims.
In 2005, the Firm served as co-counsel for the plaintiff in a high-profile commercial lawsuit in Broward County involving the sale of a health insurance company. The case was tried to a jury, which returned a verdict in favor of the Firm's client and entered one of the largest damage awards in Broward County history.
Based on Conrad & Scherer's expertise, competence and integrity, Martindale-Hubbell has given the Firm its highest rating, which is reserved for highly experienced firms preeminent in their fields.