William R Scherer, III

Education and Recognitions

  • University of Miami, School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • University of Miami, Bachelor of Arts
  • AV Preeminent Peer Rated by Martindale-Hubbel, since 2005
  • Included in The Best Lawyers in South Florida  © 2015 
  • Broward County 17th Judicial Circuit, Former Traffic Magistrate
  • Of Counsel with the law firm of Conrad & Scherer, LLP

William R Scherer III is the founder of Scherer Law Firm and focuses his practice on commercial and employment litigation, and personal injury. After more than 20 years of practice, he has gained experience in all phases of civil litigation, including jury trials, and has been AV Preeminent Peer Rated by Martingale-Hubbell since 2005.  


In the area of commercial litigation, Mr. Scherer has handled complex commercial  cases including secondary banking liability claims against financial institutions for aiding and abetting fraud, mold litigation between commercial landlords and tenants, director and officer liability claims, trademark and copyright infringement, music royalty disputes and various other business tort and contract claims.


Mr. Scherer has also represented many employers and employees in disputes arising under federal and state labor and employment statutes, including Title VII, Family and Medical Leave Act, Fair Labor Standards Act and the Florida Civil Rights Act.  He has initiated and defended charges of discrimination before the Equal employment Opportunity Commission and often interprets, drafts and negotiates employment and severance agreements on behalf of employees joining or leaving company employment.


In addition to commercial and employment litigation, Mr. Scherer has litigated personal injury and wrongful death claims arising from automobile and motorcycle accidents as well as other circumstances where individuals have been injured.


Outside of the practice of law, Mr. Scherer is the father of two children, and accomplished musician and a martial arts student, currently holding a second-degree blackbelt in Karate.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • All Florida United States District Courts
  • District of Columbia