Steven E. Brust is the Managing Partner of the Jacksonville office of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP, and serves as a member of its Executive Committee.
Mr. Brust handles commercial and fiduciary litigation of all types, including partnership and shareholder disputes, liability defense for corporate officers and directors, title insurance defense, executive benefits and employment contract disputes, and estate and trust litigation, including fiduciary removal proceedings. His trial practice and experience is broad based, having litigated and tried cases in the federal and state courts throughout Florida.
Mr. Brust earned his B.S. degree, with honors, in finance in 1986 and his J.D. degree in 1989, both from the University of Florida. After law school, he was an Assistant State Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida, serving as lead trial counsel in more than 20 jury trials. Mr. Brust is admitted to practice in all of the District Courts in Florida, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and all Florida State Courts. He is a member of the The Florida Bar and the Jacksonville Bar Attorney-Client Dispute Resolution Committee.
The Florida Bar
Jacksonville Bar Association
“Florida Legal Ethics, Conflicts of Interest Supplement,” The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education, November 1996.
“Attorney Disqualification in Florida Following State Farm v. K.A.W. – A Common Sense Approach,” Florida Bar Journal, April 1994.