(1930 - 2015)
Sheldon J. Schlesinger is one of the most successful personal injury and medical malpractice attorneys in the United States. For over 50 years, he has represented individuals and consumers in landmark cases across the nation. He has been listed in every edition of the book 'The Best Lawyers in America.' Mr. Schlesinger has, and deserves, a reputation for being one of the best trial attorneys in the United States. The Miami Herald has described Sheldon Schlesinger as 'The Dean of Broward Civil Litigators.' The Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel has described him as a 'Bulldog for the Underdog,' a 'super-lawyer in every sense of the word,' and 'one of the most powerful personal injury attorneys in the country.' After the conclusion of a lengthy medical malpractice trial in which Mr. Schlesinger represented a severely crippled young woman against a large prominent hospital and emerged victorious, the presiding judge entered a court order describing Mr. Schlesinger as 'one of the most experienced and skilled attorneys which the Florida Bar has to offer,' and that Sheldon Schlesinger's 'experience and ability in medical malpractice litigation is exceeded by no one.' Because of the number of high profile cases Mr. Schlesinger has won, he has been the subject of numerous interviews and stories in newspapers, magazines and television. He has appeared in Time Magazine, People Magazine, Forbes Magazine, Florida Trend, the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. He has appeared on CBS 60 Minutes, ABC's 20/20, the Phil Donahue Show, and numerous other national and local television and news programs.