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Elizabeth Somerstein Adler

Senior Counsel

Elizabeth Somerstein Adler is senior counsel in the Litigation practice group at Greenspoon Marder LLP. She concentrates her practice on civil litigation, including, but not limited to, commercial, construction, zoning, environmental, and land use. Ms. Adler is certified by the U.S. Green Building Council as a LEED Green Associate for her knowledge and understanding of environmentally sustainable land development practices.

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Bar Admissions

  • Florida


  • Certified LEED Green Associate, U.S. Green Building Council, 2011
  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2009
    • Writing Editor, University of Miami Intern-American Law Review
    • “Grey Quill Award,” Recipient
  • B.A., Art History, Emory University, 2006

Professional and Community Involvement

  • City of Fort Lauderdale, Sustainability Advisory Board, Member
  • Ghost Light Society, Steering Committee
  • Broward County Bar Association, Member
  • Order of the Coif, Member
  • Silver Knight Alumni Association, Member
  • South Florida Emory Alumni Association, Member


  • Super Lawyers magazine, “Florida Rising Stars,” Land Use & Zoning, 2019
  • Daily Business Review, Honoree, “On the Rise” Professional Excellence Awards, 2019
  • South Florida Business & Wealth magazine, Nominee, “Up & Comers,” 2018


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