Derek A. Schwartz

Of Counsel and Partner in Schwartz, Resnick & Davidoff, PLLC

Miami, Florida
Boca Raton, Florida

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Discretionary Self-Settled Spendthrift Trust Planning
  • Domestic and Foreign Entity and Trust Planning
  • Pre and Post Marital Planning
  • Probate, Trust and Guardianship Administration
  • Income Tax Planning
  • Fiduciary Estate/Gift/GST Tax Return Preparation
  • Business Succession Planning and Corporate Formations
  • Real Estate Sale and Investment Transactions
  • Title Insurance

Derek A. Schwartz concentrates his practice in areas of wealth preservation, estate planning, wills and trusts, asset protection, probate and the tax and business legal needs of professionals. Derek earned his bachelor degree in accounting from Emory University and his law degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. At the University of Florida, Derek served as a tax editor to the Florida Tax Review and was a member of the Florida Law Review. Formerly associated with the law firms of Holland & Knight, LLP and Greenberg Traurig. Derek also focuses on the drafting and implementation of limited liability companies, foundations, family limited partnerships as well as the design and effectuation of tax favored and asset enhancement strategies.


J.D., University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida

B.A., Emory University 
Major: Accounting

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice


Past Employment Positions

  • Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • Shutts & Bowen LLP

Areas we Serve in Florida

We serve clients throughout Florida including those in the following localities: Miami-Dade County including Aventura, Miami, Coral Gables, Doral, Hialeah, Homestead, Kendall, Key Biscayne, Miami Beach, Miami Lakes, North Miami, Tamiami, Westchester, and North Miami Beach; Broward County including Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Cooper City, Coral Springs, Hallandale Beach, Oakland Park, Pembroke Pines, Plantation, and Weston; and Palm Beach County including West Palm Beach