Jeffrey Fauer, a Director with Tripp Scott, focuses his practice in the areas of probate litigation, guardianship litigation, complex business litigation, and condominium litigation.
An AV® Preeminent™ Peer Rated attorney by Martindale Hubbell®, Fauer has represented clients at all stages of litigation, from inception through trial and post-judgment collections. He has litigated a variety of cases including will contests, personal representative removal proceedings, trust disputes, contested guardianships, shareholder and partnership disputes, and general contract matters. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers®, part of Thomson Reuters, as a “Rising Star” naming him as one of the top 2.5% of lawyers, and by South Florida Legal Guide as a “Top Up and Comer”. Fauer has also assisted condominium and homeowners associations in the enforcement of rules and regulations through actions for injunctive relief. In addition to his trial practice, Fauer has authored multiple appellate briefs and engaged in all forms of alternative dispute resolution. Fauer assisted in drafting the Trusts & Estates chapter of Florida Causes of Action, 2014, by Marc A. Wites.
Before joining the firm, Fauer worked as a summer associate at Tripp Scott's Fort Lauderdale office. While attending law school, Fauer clerked at Murray & Simmons, a Fort Lauderdale real estate law firm. Prior to that he interned at King & Spalding, an international law firm based in Atlanta, Ga.
Active in the community, Fauer has participated in numerous charity fundraising events including the Broward County Partnership for the Homeless 2009 and 2010 Golfathons. Gilda’s Club’s 2013 Over the Edge event, Riverwalk Trust’s 2013 Battle for the Paddle, the Mercedes Benz Corporate 5k run and the 2014 FLIPANY 5k fun run.
Fauer holds a law degree from Nova Southeastern Universityin Fort Lauderdale, Fla., where he was a member on the American Trial Lawyers Association Honor Society and the Sports & Entertainment Law Society. During law school, Fauer was the recipient of an academic bar scholarship. Fauer holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Emory University in Atlanta, where he was a member of the varsity track team.
Honors: Academic Bar Scholarship Recipient