Shari L. McCartney, a director with Tripp Scott, focuses her practice on business and regulatory issues and government relations. She represents clients in regulated industries such as healthcare, education, and consumer finance in business, governance and regulatory matters and as external General Counsel.
She advises public boards of hospitals, community colleges, charter schools and municipalities in matters of governance, including public records law, Sunshine Law and ethics.
McCartney’s practice also includes election law. She was local counsel during the 2000 recount and has advised and represented campaigns -- from municipal councils to Congressional seats -- in election issues and election recounts.
McCartney has served as Commissioner and Mayor of the City of Oakland Park; Trustee of the Municipal Pension Investment Trust; Member of the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization, Senior counsel to the Office of Inspector General (OIG) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, D.C., the Board of Directors of the Children’s Diagnostic and Treatment Center, Inc., and She is currently a member of the Advisory Council to Pine Crest School.
McCartney holds a law degree from St. Thomas University, where she was an editor of Opinio Juris. She holds a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Florida.
Major: Political Science