Cheryl E. Zuckerman
Professor of Legal Writing and Lecturer in Law
J.D. 1999, University of Miami School of Law
B.A, 1996, University of Maryland
Telephone: 305-284-1374 | Office: D341
Professor Zuckerman earned her B.A. in Psychology with honors from the University of Maryland. She received her J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law in 1999, where she was a member of the University of Miami Law Review. While in law school, Professor Zuckerman received recognition for her excellence in Legal Research and Writing, Constitutional Law II, and Advanced Evidence.
After law school, she joined the law firm of Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton, P.A. as a litigation associate in Miami. In 2004, she joined the Miami office of Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A., practicing employment litigation in state and federal court. In 2006, she joined the law firm of Meland Russin & Budwick, P.A. as Of Counsel, specializing in complex commercial matters and employment litigation. She was named a "Top Up & Comer" attorney in the 2010 and 2011 editions of the South Florida Legal Guide; and in 2009 and 2011 she was named a "Rising Star" in Florida Super Lawyers.
Professor Zuckerman previously taught for the University of Miami Paralegal Studies Program and served as a guest lecturer for the University of Miami School of Law Litigation Skills Program. She is also a mentor for the Law School's LawWithoutWalls Program.
Professor Zuckerman is admitted to practice law in Florida and in the United States District Courts for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida. At Miami Law she teaches Legal Communication and Research Skills and the advanced writing courses “Client Communications: How to Effectively Communicate with Clients” and “Rule 56 and Beyond: Mastering Summary Judgment Motions.”