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Trent J. Swift has focused his legal career in litigation and advocacy. Before joining Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath, Mr. Swift was affiliated with a general practice litigation firm.  His focus  was in the areas of complex commercial litigation and civil litigation. Mr. Swift’s experience has resulted in numerous verdicts and confidential settlements for his client’s benefit.

Trent earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science from New York University and his  law degree from New York Law School.  While in law school, Trent was a research assistant engaging with NGO’s throughout Asia in raising awareness to human rights and ways to effectuate change aimed towards preventing human rights violations.

Mr. Swift started his law career as a clerk for Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath upon graduation from law school, and was also a client of the firm in a medical malpractice action in the late 1990’s.

Trent’s ties to Palm Beach County date back three generations. Trent and his wife Jessica are deeply involved and engaged in philanthropic efforts throughout Palm Beach County.  Organizations that have benefitted from the Swift’s efforts include the Palm Beach 211 Helpline, the Alexander Dreyfoos School of the Arts Foundation, the Palm Beach Symphony, the American Heart Association, the Hanley Foundation, and the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League.

Trent J. Swift

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Bar Admissions And Associations

  • Florida: 2011, New York: 2015
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida: 2012
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida: 2013
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, New York: 2015
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York: 2018
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association: 2011-present
  • New York State Bar Association: 2015- present

Awards / Peer Recognition

  • Lawyers of Distinction – 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Super Lawyers – Rising Star, 2019, 2020

Community Leadership

  • Board of Directors 211 Helpline Palm Beach: 2018-Current
  • Chair Palm Beach County 211 Annual Spring Gala: 2018 & 2019
  • Chair Palm Beach Symphony Young Friend’s Gala: 2019
  • Co-Chair Dreyfoos School of the Arts Center Stage: 2018
  • Host Committee American Heart Association Gala: 2018-2020


  • New York University – B.A. cum laude, 2007
  • New York Law School – J.D., 2010

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