S. DAVID SHEFFMAN, ESQ.
HEAD OF THE LITIGATION & REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENTS
David Sheffman is a results-oriented, effective lawyer with outstanding skills. Mr. Sheffman is admitted to practice before the State of Florida since 1987. The primary focus of Mr. Sheffman’s practice is real estate related and business litigation. Trials include proceedings in State, Federal and Bankruptcy Courts. Transactional practice includes representation of both buyers and sellers in wide variety of complicated real estate matters. Experience encompasses a solid business background.
David Sheffman’s experience includes the following subjects of the law: Civil trial practice primarily involving real estate, construction, and business litigation with transactional & appellate components. Significant trials have included real estate fraud case involving escrow violations, breach of oral contingent fee contract, breach of brokerage listing contract including allegations of fraud, conspiracy & forgery, 4 week bench trial defending shareholder’s derivative action, commercial and residential landlord tenant actions including jury trial with retaliatory eviction counterclaims, and pro bono legal representation of abused & neglected children including termination of parental rights cases.
Significant real property transactions have included representing purchasers and sellers of hotels and apartments and negotiation of long-term commercial leases including retail, restaurant and entertainment spaces. Mr. Sheffman also represents property owners in various municipal land use and administrative proceedings as well as representing mortgage lenders in all aspects of the transactions from loan closing to foreclosing to bankruptcy proceedings.