PRINT PAGEChelsea A. HackmanAssociate

Chelsea Hackman represents businesses and individuals in the resolution of civil business and commercial litigation claims in state and federal court. She has been involved in defending clients and filing suits for clients from a wide range of industries, a sampling of which includes manufacturing, hospitality/restaurants, healthcare, retail and technology.

Chelsea has worked on litigation claims that range from commercial landlord-tenant actions and real estate disputes, to employment matters and insurance coverage disputes. In addition, she has successfully resolved disputes pertaining to breach of contract matters, fraud claims and business torts, which could have a significant impact on a company’s business strategy and can be a threat to a company’s existence.

On attack or defense, Chelsea remains totally focused on knowing the facts of her case better than her adversary. She assists with all stages of traditional litigation and alternative dispute resolution, including pre-suit matters, injunctions, written discovery, depositions, pre-trial motions, arbitrations, mediations and jury trials.

An avid "people person," Chelsea is most appreciated for her straight forward style of communication and dedication to keeping the client in the loop and informed at every turn. She offers particular skill in working productively with and through the many constituents involved in a litigation claim in order to find a favorable resolution whenever possible.

Chelsea’s perseverance, work ethic and understanding of the law make her a valuable asset to the client advisory team.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining BSKS, Chelsea worked as an associate for the business litigation boutique, Shinder Law Group. Before Shinder Law Group, she gained extensive experience settling cases with insurance companies and obtained personal injury protection insurance benefits for clients and medical providers.

Court Admissions

  • Florida, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2015


  • South Palm Beach County Florida Association for Women Lawyers
    --Membership Director 2018-present
    --Event Coordinator 2017-2018
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • South Palm Beach County Bar Association
    --Co-chair, Family Law Committee, 2017-2018
    --Co-chair, CLE Committee, 2018-2019