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Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP 

Effective and efficient representation in Civil Litigation, Insurance Defense, and Labor and Employment Law since 1983.
Size of Organization: 76
Year Established: 1983
Main Office: Atlanta, Georgia
Web Site: http://www.deflaw.com

Telephone: 404-885-1400
Fax: 404-876-0992

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Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP was founded upon a commitment to provide quality legal services in an economic and efficient manner. Since its formation in 1983, the firm has become one of the fastest growing law firms in the Southeast and has more than tripled in size.

While primarily a litigation firm, Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP has added related practice groups in recent years to meet the needs of its local, regional and national clients. The firm is organized into specific practice areas in order to maximize the expertise of its lawyers and better serve its clients.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS: The attorneys of Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP hold leadership positions in many organizations of importance to its clients. The firm's lawyers have served as members and officers of numerous state, national and international organizations, including the Atlanta and American Bar Associations, the State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, the Defense Research Institute, International Association of Defense Counsel, Association of Defense Trial Attorneys and the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association.

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U.S. Federal Litigation Activity
Source: U.S. Federal Civil District Court Databases. Powered by LexisNexis atVantage

Highest number of cases by Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP:
Insurance (37 cases in past two years)
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Total number of Peer Review Rated lawyers of Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP: 34

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A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall: Hail Damage, Appraisal, And Lam v. Allstate
J. Benson Ward, January 16, 2015
The appraisal process provides a mechanism by which homeowners and insurance companies may quickly and relatively inexpensively resolve disputes concerning the amount of damages in a covered loss. The appraisal provision allows the value of covered damages to be objectively determined without risks...

A Successful 240 - Ensuring a Valid Offer of Suitable Light-Duty Work and an Unjustified Refusal
Sherrill N. Britt, January 16, 2015
You know the scenario. The Employer is certain that the injured worker is milking his disability status and is capable to return to work. Co-workers report seeing the alleged injured worker out and about in town engaging in activities (partying, hunting, fishing, exercising, riding horses) that are...

Apportionment: The Court Clarifies the State of Contribution and Indemnity
Emily M. Shuman, January 16, 2015
Since tort reform was enacted in 2005, the Georgia law on apportionment has continued to evolve. To some extent, the Courts have become more clear about whether contribution and indemnity still exist.

Firm Capabilities:

Establishes formal budgets for client engagements
Submitted bills electronically
Conduct end of matter reviews
Formalized new associate litigation training/mentoring program
Litigation department has a structured approach to early case assessment
Established records management team to assist clients with records retention, compliance and litigation preparedness
Educational programs designed to address the changing federal rules of civil procedure
Standardized litigation hold program in place for its clients
Standardized protocol to guide client data collection
Standardized protocol to guide processing clients' edata
Standardized approach for document reviews across practice groups
Preferred vendor relationships


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