Experienced. Innovative. Trusted.

Natalie B. Sherman


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Practice Areas:

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Premises Liability
  • Hospital Risk Management
  • Medical Staff Contract
  • Health Law
  • Medical Staffing
  • Contract Law
  • Appellate Law
  • Insurance Defense


Mrs. Sherman’s practice is devoted primarily to medical malpractice litigation. In addition, she also provides litigation support to healthcare organizations and physicians in all areas of professional and general liability including heath law, contract law, premises liability, risk management and litigation prevention strategies. Mrs. Sherman has experience in trial and appellate litigation, depositions, rules of evidence, cross-examination and jury selection from working as an Assistant Public Defender at the Miami-Dade County Public Defender’s office, where she was mentored by some of the most respected criminal defense and appellate attorneys in the country.

Mrs. Sherman was born in New York City. She earned her undergraduate degree in Government, with a minor in English, from Hamilton College in 2005 after which she worked as a paralegal in the Commercial Real Estate Structured Finance group at Thelen, Reid, Brown, Raysman & Steiner, LLP in New York. In 2010, she earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami College of Law. 

In 2013, Natalie and her husband moved to Orlando where she joined Hall, Schieffelin & Smith, P.A. She was named Partner in 2022. Natalie enjoys family time with her husband, John, and her son, Jack, in addition to running and being a foodie.


  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
    • J.D. – 2010
    • Honors: Book Award, Criminal Prosecution and Defense Lawyering
  • Hamilton College, Clinton, New York
    • B.A. – 2005
    • Honors: Dean’s List 2004, 2005
    • Major: Government
    • Minor: English

Bar Admission

  • Florida, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida

Past Positions

  • Miami-Dade County Public Defender’s Office, Assistant Public Defender, 2010 to 2013
  • Thelen, Reid, Brown, Raysman & Steiner, LLP, New York, Paralegal

Professional Associations

  • Orange County Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
  • Central Florida Medical Malpractice Claims Council
  • Defense Research Institute