Seth M. Lehrman litigates class actions, in state and federal courts in Florida, California, and across the United States. He represents consumers and businesses in class action and whistleblower cases to hold corporate wrongdoers accountable.
Mr. Lehrman also serves as class-counsel in class action cases involving hidden fees, unfair insurance practices, dangerous or defective products, consumer fraud, false and deceptive advertising, and credit reporting issues.
Mr. Lehrman is an experienced electronic discovery practitioner and is a Certified E-Discovery Specialist by the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS).
Mr. Lehrman is a member of the The Florida Bar, the State Bar of California, and various other federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. He is also a member of the American Association for Justice, serves on the AAJ's Public Education Committee, Florida Justice Association, and Broward County Justice Association. The Legal Aid Society of Broward County has recognized Mr. Lehrman several times for his outstanding contribution of pro bono legal service.
Mr. Lehrman is AV rated by his professional peers through the Martindale-Hubbell © Peer Review Rating system. According to Martindale-Hubbell, the "AV" rating of "Very High to Preeminent" legal ability is a testament from peer legal professionals of the highest level of professional excellence and of unquestionable ethics. He has also been selected as a Top Rated Lawyer by ALM & Martindale-Hubbell.
In between injuries, Mr. Lehrman enjoys running, paddleboarding and playing Lacrosse. He is a proud of the Buzzards, a men's masters lacrosse team in South Florida. He's coached youth soccer and lacrosse in South FLorida for more than eight years as a volunteers. He's a volunteer board member of the Daniel D. Cantor Senior Center, a hub of social, educational and recreational activities for seniors in the North West part of Broward County, Florida. Mr. Lehrman recently joined the board of the Cornell University College of Human Ecology Alumni Association (HEAA), to help promote the college's mission of "Improving lives by exploring and shaping human connections to natural, social and built environments." He is an active member of the congregation and brotherhood of Temple Dor Dorim.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||1998||09/29/2020|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Nation's Top One Percent||National Association of Distinguished Counsel||2015|
|Top Rated Lawyer||ALM & Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|TOP Up and Comers||South Florida Legal Guide||2013|
|Top Rated Lawyer||ALM & Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|Nominated for Annual Pro Bono Award||Florida Bar||2010|
|Recognition for Contribution of Pro Bono (Free) Legal Services||Florida Bar||2004|
|Partner||Edwards Pottinger LLC||2017 - Present|
|Partner||Farmer, Jaffe, Weissing, Edwards, Fistos & Lehrman, P.L.||2009 - 2017|
|Attorney||Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler||2009 - 2009|
|Partner||Lehrman & Lehrman, P.A.||1998 - 2008|
|Partner||Law Offices of Seth Lehrman||1995 - 1998|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Association for Justice||Public Education Committee||2014 - Present|
|Cornell University College of Human Ecology Alumni Association (HEAA)||Board Member||2014 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Leaders Forum Member||2012 - Present|
|Daniel D. Cantor Senior Center||Board of Directors||2011 - Present|
|Florida Justice Association||Eagle Member||2009 - Present|
|Broward County Justice Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||1998 - Present|
|The Florida Bar||Member||1998 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||1985 - Present|
|Farmer Jaffe Weissing Blog||Wrongful Death Lawyer Is Key to Effective Investigation||2012|
|Farmer Jaffe Weissing Blog||Declined Whistleblower Cases: What Happens Next?||2012|
|Farmer Jaffe Weissing Blog||Vanishing Credit and Hidden Fees||2012|
|Farmer Jaffe Weissing Blog||CPA Whistleblower Nets $1Million in False Claims Case||2012|
|Brooklyn Law School||J.D.||1995|
|2015 Workhorse Seminar||E-Discovery: How To Identify, Obtain, And Review The Documents Needed To Win Your Case||2015|
|Workhorse Seminar||E-discovery: How to Streamline Production and Reduce Costs — Electronically Stored Information (ESI) — Guidelines and Protocols.||2014|
|2014 Fall Seminar||E-discovery: How to Streamline Production and Reduce Costs — Electronically Stored Information (ESI) — Guidelines and Protocols.||2014|
|Guest Lecturer||Protecting Clients' Rights Following the Dissolution of a Law Firm||2012|
|Professional Responsibility Class||Ethics||2011|
|Guest Lecture||Marketing and Practice Management||2009|
|Hirsch, et al. v. Jupiter Golf Club dba Trump National Golf Club Jupiter||Won trial against Trump organization.|
|Mowat, et al. v. DJSP Enterprises, Inc., et al||A class action settlement was approved which provided for cash payments to be sent directly to class members without any claims submission process.|
|Villaflor and Brice v. Equifax||Class Action Settlement|
|Renn v. Fortney||Won trial on behalf of consumer and preserved consumer's right to a full discharge.|
|U.S. v. Scott W. Rothstein||Won forfeiture trials and restitution claims on behalf of victims of ponzi scheme.|
|Ruderman, et al. v. Washington National Insur. Co.||Rule 23(b)(3) claims settled and Rule 23(b)(2) claims have been appealed by defendant.|
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