Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP

  • Established in 1983
  • Firm Size 118
  • Effective and efficient representation in Civil Litigation, Insurance Defense, and Labor and Employment Law since 1983.
  • Peer Reviews

    4.9/5.0 (406)
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About this firm

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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Areas of Practice (29)

Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:

  • Defense Litigation
  • Employment Defense
  • Insurance Defense
  • Sports Law
  • Workers Compensation Defense
  • Aviation Defense
  • Class Action Defense
  • Civil Rights Defense
  • Construction Insurance Defense
  • Corporate Insurance Defense
  • Dental Malpractice Defense
  • Environmental Insurance Defense
  • Governmental Defense
  • Hospital Liability Defense
  • Health Insurance Defense
  • Legal Malpractice Defense
  • Local Government Defense
  • Marine Insurance Defense
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Municipal Defense
  • Negligence Defense
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Police Liability Defense
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Products Liability Defense
  • Professional Liability Defense
  • School Board Defense
  • Tort Defense
  • Toxic Tort Defense

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Collections Law, Commercial Real Estate Law, Workers' Compensation, Corporate and Transactional

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Appellate Law, Construction Litigation, Employment Law, General Liability

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General Liability, Professional Malpractice and Healthcare Litigation, Workers' Compensation

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First Party Insurance Matters, Workers' Compensation

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Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (406 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Review for John E. Adkisson III by a Managing Partner on 04/21/16 in Workers Compensation

    John Adkisson is a highly ethical and experienced workers' compensation lawyer. I have faced him as opposing counsel on several occassions and have always been impressed with his abilities as a litigation attorney. I highly recommend him for AV statu... Read more

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    John Adkisson is a highly ethical and experienced workers' compensation lawyer. I have faced him as opposing counsel on several occassions and have always been impressed with his abilities as a litigation attorney. I highly recommend him for AV status. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Review for J. C. Roper Jr. by a Managing Partner on 07/30/13 in Workers Compensation Defense

    I have known Mr. Roper for almost 15 years, and his capacity to effectively and efficiently represent his Clients is second to none. I have a very high regard for Mr. Roper as both a person and a professional.

    I have known Mr. Roper for almost 15 years, and his capacity to effectively and efficiently represent his Clients is second to none. I have a very high regard for Mr. Roper as both a person and a professional. Read less

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Diversity

Since its inception, Drew Eckl & Farnham has been committed to creating a work environment that is both inclusive and diverse. Above all, we seek to hire the most talented people for every position.

 Seeking out the best, we have been a leader among Atlanta law firms in hiring women and minority attorneys who have consistently held leadership positions in our firm.

Our Diversity Action Committee actively promotes and monitors diversity initiatives at Drew Eckl & Farnham. We seek to expand these initiatives through involvement in a variety of professional and community service organizations.

We have established a company that is a pleasure to work for and work with, by hiring talented, well-rounded people from all backgrounds.

  1. Matter Budgeting and Financial Management

    • Does the firm establish formal budgets for client engagements? Yes
    • Are bills submitted electronically? Yes
  2. Quality Management

    • Does the firm conduct end of matter reviews? Yes
  3. Litigation General Best Practices

    • Does the firm have a formalized new associate litigation training/mentoring program? Yes
    • Does the firm's litigation department have a structured approach to early case assessment? For example: Does your firm implement a standard approach to determine risks and strengths early in a case to assess trial or settlement options? Yes
    • Does the firm have an established records management team to assist clients with records retention, compliance and litigation preparedness? Yes
  4. Litigation eDiscovery Best Practices

    • Does the firm have an established eDiscovery Committee? No
    • Does your firm have any educational programs designed to address the changing federal rules of civil procedure? Yes
    • Does the firm have a standardized litigation hold program in place for its clients? Yes
    • Does your firm have a standardized protocol to guide client data collection? (i.e. Maintaining chain of custody, utilizing forensically sound procedures) Yes
    • Does the firm have a standardized protocol to guide processing clients' edata? (i.e. all data produced in PDF, meta data preserved?) Yes
    • Does the firm have a standardized approach for document reviews across practice groups (i.e. established protocol for eDiscovery review depending on the needs of the case) Yes
  5. Vendor Management

    • Does the firm have preferred vendor relationships? Yes
  6. Knowledge Management

    • Does the firm have a knowledge management program? No
  7. Disaster Recovery

    • Does the firm have a disaster recovery plan in place? No
  8. Number of Partners who are...

    • Non-minority Males 22
    • Minority Males 4
    • Non-minority Females 4
    • Minority Females 1
  9. Number of Associates who are...

    • Non-minority Males 30
    • Minority Males 3
    • Non-minority Females 11
    • Minority Females 5
  10. Number of Of Counsel who are...

    • Non-minority Males 2
    • Non-minority Females 2
    • Minority Females 1
  11. Number of Human Resources Professionals who are...

    • Non-minority Females 1
  12. Number of Technology Professionals who are...

    • Non-minority Females 1
  13. Number of Administrative Professionals who are...

    • Non-minority Females 1
  14. Number of Librarians who are...

    • Non-minority Females 1
  15. Number of Finance Professionals who are...

    • Non-minority Females 1

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