Mr. Drake's trial practice focuses on professional malpractice matters, representing lawyers, accountants, architects and engineers, and insurance agents. Mr. Drake also practices in the areas of construction litigation, products liability, major personal injury, insurance coverage and commercial litigation disputes. Mr. Drake also maintains an appellate practice, and handles appeals in all of Florida's appellate courts and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a native Miamian and holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Georgia Tech and was graduated cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law in 1983. Mr. Drake is rated AV Preeminent, the highest peer review rating granted by Martindale-Hubbell for ethical standards and legal ability.
Practice Areas: Professional Malpractice; Architects and Engineers Liability; Agents and Brokers Errors and Omissions; Directors and Officers Liability; Construction Litigation; Products Liability; Personal Injury; Insurance Coverage; Commercial Litigation; Appellate
Admitted: 1983, Florida and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida including Trial Bar; 1989, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Law School: University of Miami, J.D., cum laude, 1983
College: Georgia Institute of Technology, B.M.E., 1980
Member: Dade County and American Bar Associations; The Florida Bar (Member, Sections on: Appellate Practice; Advocacy)
Biography: Member, Professional Liability Underwriting Society; Member, Florida Defense Lawyer's Association; Selected to Best Lawyers in America 2013.