Sheryl S. (“Sherry”) Natelson graduated in 1988 from the University of Miami School of Law and her honors include Dean’s List and Bar & Gavel Society. She graduated magna cum laude in 1985 from Brandeis University, with departmental honors and was a recipient of the Solomon Grant.
Ms. Natelson has worked in the public and private sector. Ms. Natelson’s legal experience encompasses a range of complex business and business tort matters and her practice includes catastrophic tort, appellate advocacy, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, complex commercial litigation, condominium and homeowners association law, insurance coverage/extracontractual liability, insurer insolvency and intellectual property law. In addition to the Florida Bar, Ms. Natelson’s bar admissions include the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida; United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida; United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Ms. Natelson has served as in-house general counsel for several closely held corporations and prior to joining this firm was a partner at a large AV rated law firm. Ms. Natelson’s background also includes experience as an intern law clerk for the Hon. William M. Hoeveler, Federal District Court of the Southern District of Florida; intern congressional aide for the Hon. Edward J. Stack., U.S. House of Representatives; and intern senatorial aide for the Hon. Jack H. Backman, Senior Senator, Commonwealth of MA and in addition to her professional commitments, Ms. Natelson was a member of the Planning and Zoning Board of the City of Hallandale Beach, Florida from 2001 through 2017, and for several years served as this quasi-judicial board’s chairperson.
Ms. Natelson also served as Executive Chair of Leadership Development and held other leadership positions on the board of the Young Leadership Council, Greater Miami Jewish Federation. As of 2009, Ms. Natelson was registered with FEMA as a member of the Certified Emergency Response Team (“CERT”), for the Hallandale Beach Fire Department. She also was an elected committeewoman and is active in other civic and charitable organizations in her community.