Jeff Herman – A Fighter for Justice

Jeff Herman found Herman Law 25 years ago in Boca Rotan, Florida, and the goal of the firm is “to provide justice for survivors of sexual abuse. Jeff Herman and his group of attorneys have won successful lawsuits against daycare programs, schools (including college campuses), the military, psychiatric treatment centers, camps, and hospitals. Jeff who is the “voice for victims” works with a team of compassionate attorneys and an in-house Special Investigative Unit (SIU) to implement strategies and to collect and preserve evidence.
The SIU at Herman Law comprised of former law enforcement officers, detectives, and military Special Forces, together have 50 years of investigative experience. The Herman Law team works tirelessly to provide justice for survivors of sexual abuse and to assist survivors in healing. In cooperation with the National Crime Victim Bar Association, Jeff works with professionals on how best to communicate with victims, especially in the area of forensic interviews. By working in the community with other professionals, Jeff contributes time and expertise to increase community awareness and to remove the shroud of secrecy that surrounds sexual predation.

Herman Law stays abreast of statutes of limitation, federal and state law, and damage caps to provide the best possible case for clients. Jeff and his attorneys represent clients in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, working collaboratively with attorneys in other jurisdictions. Recently, a bill introduced in New York has caught Jeff’s attention.

The New York State Senate has introduced a bill, S.809. Named the Child Victims Act, this bill would substantially extend the statute of limitations for survivors to bring criminal and civil charges against predators. The bill just received a much-needed boost and national attention with two celebrities joining their cause. Actor Corey Feldman and U.S. Volleyball Teammate, Sarah Powers-Barnhard have joined the fight to pass the Child Victims Act.

Jeff and Herman Law have litigated about 1,000 cases, and even though monetary settlements for clients is not the focus of the litigation, Jeff has been successful in receiving cash settlements for his clients. In the seven most recent cases, Jeff has received more than $25 million for his clients.

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