Shari L. McCartney

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U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida


Fort Lauderdale, FL

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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 and education in governance and regulatory matters and as external General Counsel.

She advises public boards of charter schools, community colleges and hospitals in matters of governance, including public records law, Sunshine Law and ethics.

McCartney also represents entities regarding their dealings with municipalities, school boards and other government agencies.

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., and the Board of Directors of the Children’s Diagnostic and Treatment Center, Inc.

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.


  • University of Florida

    Major:  Political Science

  • St Thomas University School of Law, Miami, Florida

    Law Degree

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