Mary S. Lingerfeldt, Esq.

Mediation Specialties

Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Health Care, ERISA, Physician Practice & Privileges, Hospital Malpractice, Nursing Home Litigation, Professional Malpractice, Personal Injury, Auto Liability, Products Liability, Premises Liability, Negligent Security, Insurance & Contract Disputes, Bad Faith, Commercial Litigation, Construction Defects & Disputes, Cruise Ship Negligence, Dental Malpractice, Hurricane Damage Claims, Legal Malpractice

Professional Employment

GrayRobinson, P.A., Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Shareholder) December 2005 - August 2008

Bunnell, Woulfe, Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Partner July 2001 - December 2005

George, Hartz, Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Partner 1999 - May 2001

Foley & Lardner, West Palm Beach, Florida - Partner 1997- December 1999

Bunnell, Woulfe, Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Partner 1989 - 1997

Conrad, Scherer & James, Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Associate 1986 -1989


Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Doctor of Jurisprudence, May 1986

Marietta College, Marietta, Ohio, Bachelor of Science, June 1969 (Majored in Biology, Chemistry and Math)


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Graduated number one in law school class of 1986, Nova Southeastern University-,

Executive editor, Nova Law Review, 1985 - 1986;

Recipient: Dean's Award for Academic Excellence, 1984;

American Jurisprudence Awards in Torts and Insurance;

Author: "Health Maintenance Organizations: Liability for the Medical Negligence of Its Network Physicians," Vol. 17, No. 4, Trial Advocate Quarterly, Fall 1998;

Author: Note, "The Current State of Termination of Medical Treatment Case Law," Vol. 9, No. 1, Nova Law Journal, Fall 1984.

Professional Membership and Activities

Broward County Bar Association (Vice-Chair Medical Society Liaison Committee 1996-97; Legal Ethics Committee); International

Association of Defense Counsel; Defense Research Institute; Florida Defense Lawyers Association (Board of Directors

1997-2002, Florida Liability Claims Institute; Legislative Action, Membership and Professional Liability Committees); Florida

Medical Malpractice Claims Council, Inc. (President 2003-2004; 2005-2006); lecturer to numerous physician and nursing groups in the South Florida area; Registered Nurse; fluent in French.

Courts Admitted

All Florida Courts

U.S. District Court, Southern & Middle Districts of Florida

U.S. Supreme Court