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Dena Sacharow is a partner with the firm. Her practice focuses on defending Florida Bar Grievance and Unlicensed Practice of Law Complaints, and the areas of legal malpractice defense, personal injury and property damage matters, insurance coverage and liability, bad faith claims, and responses to Civil Remedy Notices. Ms. Sacharow has successfully defended multiple lawsuits against law firms at the trial court level and through appeal, securing numerous dismissals with prejudice which were upheld on appeal. Ms. Sacharow has also audited and reviewed extensive fee submissions in support of expert witness engagements and for compliance with insurance company billing guidelines and The Florida Bar Rules of Professional Conduct. She oversees a team of attorneys who represent property insurers who issue direct-to-homeowner policies as well as lender-placed coverage. Ms. Sacharow and her team often secure dismissals and summary judgments in state and Federal Court on behalf of our clients, reducing defense costs, and minimizing or eliminating indemnity exposure. Keller Landsberg, through Ms. Sacharow, is also the exclusive Florida firm defending one of Canada’s largest automobile insurers in Florida litigation.
Ms. Sacharow attended Florida State University where she graduated cum laude with a double major in Criminology and International Affairs and she received a Certificate in Security Administration. During her junior and senior years at Florida State, Ms. Sacharow provided legal and legislative research for the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program. In addition, she spent a summer studying abroad in Prague, Czech Republic.
In 2010, she earned her J.D. from Nova Southeastern University, graduating magna cum laude in the top 7% of her class. While attending law school, she was a Notes and Comments Editor of Nova Law Review, was a member of the Moot Court Board and competed nationally in moot court competitions. Ms. Sacharow was National Finalist, 4th Best Oralist and won the Best Brief Award in the 2009 Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition. As a result of her success in moot court competitions, Ms. Sacharow was inducted into the Order of the Barristers, a national honorary society that recognizes law students who have excelled in advocacy programs, and was named the 2009-2010 Moot Court Society’s Mootie of the Year. She is also the author of “Client Communication Regarding Proposals for Settlement Can Prevent Legal Malpractice Claims,” Broward County Bar Association Barrister, October 2017, and “To Have and To Hold: Your Bar License,” Barrister, September 2018.
Ms. Sacharow is admitted to the Florida Bar, the New York Bar, the New Jersey Bar and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida and the District of New Jersey. She is also a member of the American Bar Association and Broward County Bar Association.
Ms. Sacharow is also AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell®.
For details regarding her representative matters, please visit our Past Case Results page.