Gerald C. Biondi
Gerald C. Biondi, “Jerry”, is the newest member of the Schwartz Law Group having joined the firm in September 2016. He is a Senior Associate handling litigation work in areas including general liability, insurance defense, premises liability, products liability, and liquor liability. Mr. Biondi has worked extensively in all facets of construction law including representation of contractors, trade contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, material suppliers, manufacturers, and others in both state and federal court. He has extensive experience in large loss personal injury claims as well as defending first party homeowner claims.
Mr. Biondi is a 2002 graduate of Gannon University where he received dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in the concentrations of legal studies and criminal justice, along with a minor in philosophy. He received his Juris Doctorate degree from Stetson University College of Law in 2006. While attending Stetson, he was an active member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America competing in numerous trial and negotiation competitions. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2007 and is admitted to practice law before the U.S. District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.
A Pennsylvania native, Jerry's background includes extensive experience in the hospitality, entertainment, and culinary fields. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Biondi gained practical experience in the construction industry working for several general contractors. He is a current member of the Hillsborough and Broward County Bar Associations and the Defense Research Institute.
Prior to joining the Schwartz Law Group, Mr. Biondi spent over nine years working for a well-known insurance defense firm in their Tampa and Fort Lauderdale offices.