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Trent J. Swift

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in West Palm Beach, FL

Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath
515 N Flagler Dr, 10th Floor
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: 561-655-1990
Fax: 561-832-2932
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 2011
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Trent J. Swift is a partner with Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath law firm in West Palm Beach, Florida. A top-rated trial attorney with more than ten years of total legal experience, Mr. Swift provides exceptional representation and support to clients across Palm Beach County and the surrounding areas of South Florida who have suffered injuries or lost loved ones as a result of someone else's negligence or wrongdoing.

Throughout his legal career, Mr. Swift has focused his practice on civil litigation and advocacy, and he has considerable experience with commercial litigation as well as all types of serious personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death claims. From his efforts, he has secured substantial settlements and verdicts for his plaintiff clients, and he has gained a reputation for his in-depth legal knowledge and outstanding trial skills along with his unwavering dedication to helping his clients achieve the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve efficiently and cost-effectively.

With a long family history in Palm Beach County, Mr. Swift has deep ties to his community, and he is heavily involved with various civic and charitable organizations in his area, including the Palm Beach 211 Helpline, the Hanley Foundation, the Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts Foundation and the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League, among others. Honored for his impeccable professionalism and service, he has earned a Lawyers of Distinction rating each year since 2017, and he has received many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers.

After graduating from New York University cum laude in 2007, Mr. Swift attended New York Law School, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2010. He holds his license to practice in New York and Florida, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida and the Southern District of New York as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

He is an active member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations.

Other Locations To Serve You:

515 N Flagler Dr, 10th Floor
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

150 E Palmetto Park Road Suite 840
Boca Raton, FL 33432

110 SE 6th St Ste 1714
Fort Lauderdaule, FL 33301

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022

About Trent J. Swift

First Admitted: 2011, Florida

Professional Webpage:


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

Pro bono/Community Service

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

Educational Background

  • Undergraduate study at New York University receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a Minor in Economics., 2007


  • $460,000 settlement for plaintiff catastrophically injured in intersection t-bone collision with resulting surgery to cervical spine and achilles tendon., 2021
  • $125,000 settlement for plaintiff involved in slip and fall in grocery store., 2021
  • $80,000 settlement for plaintiff in heavily disputed liability automobile collision., 2021
  • $100,000 for plaintiff driver injured in collision at stop sign. Plaintiff had two injections resulting in pre-suit BI and UM limits tendered., 2021
  • $250,000 settlement for plaintiff rear ended on highway by tractor trailer (non-surgical case)., 2021
  • $650,000 settlement for plaintiff injured while riding bicycle when defendant driver rolled through stop sign causing hip injury., 2021
  • $65,000 policy limit settlement for plaintiff in red-light rear end impact, 2020
  • $79,250 settlement for plaintiff in disputed liability intersection automobile collision, 2020
  • Highway rollover resulted in $350,000 settlement for plaintiff., 2020

Bar/Professional Activity

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2021
  • New York State Bar Association, 2015- Present
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2015
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2018
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, 2013
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2012
  • Florida: 2011, New York: 2015
  • Member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association Civil Practice Committee, 2011-Present
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Office Location for Trent J. Swift

515 N Flagler Dr
10th Floor
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Phone: 561-655-1990

Fax: 561-832-2932

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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