Recognized for his expertise in such areas as securities litigation and arbitration, construction and other business litigation, insurance law and regulation, professional liability, and legal malpractice, attorney Lloyd Schwed also maintains an active practice in appellate law. The Managing Partner of Schwed, Kahle & Jenks, P.A., with four offices in Florida, he holds admission to the Florida Bar; and to United States District Courts, Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida. Mr. Schwed argues before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit as well. He has won numerous multimillion-dollar awards, including the highest arbitration award, at the time, for “raiding” in the history of the NYSE (New York Stock Exchange).
Holding the esteemed AV Peer Review Rating and the AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which acknowledge his high ethical standards and exceptional legal skills, Lloyd Schwed earned selection as one of The BTI Consulting Group’s top 134 attorneys in the U.S. for Fortune 1000 companies. He also garnered a listing in The American Lawyer magazine as a Top Rated Lawyer in 2012. His successful representative cases include Ehrhart v. Raymond James & Associates, Inc.; Margaret Petty Samson Cars v. Prudential-Bache Securities; and Jennings Construction Services Corp. v. ACE America.
Mr. Schwed also provides pro bono services to the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Inc., which offers free legal counsel and representation to a range of clients, including at-risk and foster children, vulnerable senior citizens, individuals infected with the HIV virus, victims of domestic violence, and immigrants seeking U.S. citizenship or legal residency. In other charitable efforts, the Florida legal professional supports Susan G. Komen for the Cure; and the American Heart Association, Inc. He remains active in his leisure time, pursuing such pastimes as playing golf, boating, and running.