Gary S. Lesser was born in West Palm Beach in 1967. After graduating from Forest Hill High School, Gary attended George Washington University, where he graduated with a B.A. in International Affairs. Gary served as President Pro Tempore of the Student Senate and was Associate Editor of the GW Hatchet, the school newspaper, and the Editor-in-Chief of the GW Journal, a monthly political opinion commentary. Gary attended University of Miami School of Law earning his Juris Doctorate. He was a member of Bar & Gavel Society, and served as Editor-in-Chief of Res Ipsa Loquitur, the law school’s newspaper.
Gary has continued the Firm’s tradition of community involvement. He serves on The Florida Bar Board of Governors, and has served as the Chair of the Florida Bar Professional Ethics Committee. Gary also served as the Chair of the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Professionalism Committee and Chair of the Medical Legal Committee for many years. Gary has been served as the Legal and Fundraising Vice President for the Arthur Meyer Jewish Academy, serving on the Board for over 20 years, as well as serving as the Chair of the Jewish Federation Business & Professions Cabinet. Gary also served as the PAC Chair of the Economic Council of Palm Beach County, and served as the Florida Development Director for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Gary also serves on the Board of the Young Singers of the Palm Beaches, where two of his daughters have been singing in performances around the community.
Gary has lectured at seminars all over Florida on the topics of personal injury and various ethics issues. He has been interviewed by local and national media regarding cases, important ethical/legal issues, and his service to the community. Gary has been presented with the University of Miami School of Law Alumni Leadership Award, as well as the Character Counts Business of the Year from the United Way of Martin Count.
Gary S. Lesser is the Firm’s Managing Partner and concentrates his practice in personal injury matters, and has handled numerous high profile cases including automobile injury, wrongful death, premises liability, negligent security, product injury and other related injury cases.