Brett Schlacter

Lawyer Brett Schlacter

Brett Schlacter founded Schlacter Law with the purpose of achieving justice for his clients. Schlacter Law makes a tremendous positive impact in Florida each year by recovering millions of dollars for its clients. Through Mr. Schlacter’s direction and experience, the team at Schlacter Law handles hundreds of cases each year. Schlacter law is a client centered law firm and every attorney strives to maximize financial results and client satisfaction on each case. If you are looking for a firm that will hold some of the biggest corporations and insurance companies accountable, Schlacter Law is your law firm.

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Biography Overview

Brett was born and raised in Long Island, New York. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and graduated with his Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center. Mr. Schlacter graduated Summa Cum Laude and was awarded multiple prestigious awards throughout his time in law school. Mr. Schlacter graduated within the top 10 students out of a graduation class of approximately 300 students.

Brett Schlacter has devoted his law practice to fairly and ethically achieving justice for his clients. He has personally handled many high-profile cases that received national media attention. In 2019, Brett helped obtain a jury verdict for a young woman who had multiple back surgeries as a result of a defective ceiling that collapsed on her head in her apartment complex. After a four-day trial in Miami-Dade the jury awarded the women $2,076,758in damages.

Brett has helped to obtain multiple notable verdicts and settlements for personal injury and property damage cases including but not limited to: $ 1.625 Million for a young man struck by a company van on his way home from work; $825,000for a motorcyclist who rear ended a vehicle that stopped short; $800,000 for three people injured in an accident when the insurance company only offered $150,000 for permanent injuries they sustained in the crash and $790,000 for a man struck by a teenager while he was crossing the road.

Mr. Schlacter appears regularly on a variety of local and national news stations. Mr. Schlacter is an active entrepreneur and owns various real estate and business assets across the theUnited States. Mr. Schlacter is a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and is a multiple year Super Lawyer, Rising Star.

Brett is a family man and has two beautiful children with his wife Erika. Brett is a black belt in American Karate and a Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. His passions include entrepreneurship, travel, and backcountry skiing. Brett considers his ability to help people through his law firm an honor and privilege

Practice Areas


  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • The Florida Bar
  • Florida Justice Association


  • University of Florida, BS Finance
  • Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, Summa Cum Laude