Welcome to The Strauss Law Firm, P.A. A full-service litigation firm handling commercial litigation, real estate matters and business law. Areas of specialty include: shopping center, strip mall and office building disputes; foreclosures; construction litigation and lien law; commercial landlord-tenant; complex collection matters; condominiums and HOA’s; appellate practice; judgment enforcement; business law; and disputes involving Native Americans (Seminole and Miccosukee Tribes and Tribal Territory).
With over 25 years of litigation and trial experience, we provide our clients with quality legal representation without big firm rates. We custom-price our legal services to ensure that our clients do not pay the exorbitant, unnecessary fees associated with larger firms. Our clients receive unparalleled personal service and accessibility, Our location at Bank of America Plaza in downtown Fort Lauderdale’s financial district, a stone’s throw from the Broward County Circuit Court, gives our clients swift results without paying for attorney travel time. We serve Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, Monroe and Collier Counties.
David A. Strauss, Esq.
David A. Strauss, Esq. is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of New York Law School. His clients have honored him with a Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell (Client Review Rating: 5.0 of 5.0). He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1995 and was subsequently admitted to the Florida Bar in 2004. In addition, he is admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the Southern District of Florida, as well as the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. In 2015, Mr. Strauss was admitted to practice before the Seminole Tribal Court. Mr. Strauss is a veteran New York City prosecutor, with extensive trial and appellate experience at all levels, both State and Federal. David’s areas of expertise include: shopping center, strip mall and office building disputes; foreclosures; construction litigation and lien law; commercial landlord-tenant; complex collection matters; condominiums and HOA’s; appellate practice; judgment enforcement; and business law.
Prior to founding The Strauss Law Firm, P.A., David was a member of the downtown Miami law firm, Blaxberg, Grayson, Kukoff & Strauss, P.A. (now Blaxberg, Grayson & Kukoff, P.A.) Before his move to South Florida, he was a partner at the law firm of Borah, Goldstein, Altschuler, Nahins & Goidel, P.C., in Manhattan. David also served as in-house counsel to the largest insurance carrier in North America. David graduated magna cum laude from New York Law School in 1994, where he was honored with American Jurisprudence Awards in Evidence, Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure. In law school, he served as the Managing Editor of the International Law Journal and was a member of the Moot Court Association. He completed his undergraduate studies in managerial law at Syracuse University.
David is currently an active member of the Broward County Bar Association, the Greater Ft. Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce (Chair of the Leaders Lunch), the President of the FTL Chapter of the Florida Lawyers Network, the Tower Club (Membership Committee and Chair of the Lawyers & Friends Luncheon), the Florida Design and Construction Professionals (Director), Business Networking International (Pinnacle Chapter), Transformers (Children’s Diagnostic Treatment Center) and Americas Planned Giving Council.
Bryan J. Sherman, Esq.
Bryan J. Sherman ,Esq. (J.D., M.B.A) is a graduate of Shepard Broad Nova Law School. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2012. Mr. Sherman interned through law school at the Broward County State Attorneys’ Offices and at The Strauss Law Firm, P.A. During his short tenure at The Strauss Law Firm, P.A., Mr. Sherman has drafted thousands of complex commercial litigation pleadings and argued in hundreds of court proceedings. Mr. Sherman’s areas of expertise include: shopping center, strip mall and office building disputes; foreclosures; construction litigation and lien law; commercial landlord-tenant; complex collection matters; condominiums and HOA’s; judgment enforcement; and business law.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Sherman achieved his Associates Degree at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Thereafter, Mr. Sherman earned his Bachelors Degree with a Double Major in Marketing and International Business from the Florida International University in Miami while working full time at his family’s wholesale gold and diamond jewelry business. The business grossed over $3,250,000 in sales and Mr. Sherman oversaw diamond purchases in India, the manufacturing facility in Miami with over 14 employees, and the distribution channels throughout the United States, the Caribbean and Central and South America.
Following the jewelry business, Mr. Sherman became a Licensed Real Estate Broker and oversaw investments of over $60,000,000 in commercial real estate between 2000 and 2010. Residential apartment unit holdings totaled over 660 residential apartments located throughout the Southeastern United States. Before, during and after law school, Mr. Sherman took his Masters of Business Administration courses where he earned his M.B.A., with a concentration in computers, in 2013. His Grade Point Average placed him in the top 10% of his class.
Mr. Sherman’s scores in the Watson-Glaser II Critical Thinking Profile tests placed him in the top 4% of first year law school students. Mr. Sherman is also bilingual speaking English and Spanish fluently.