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  • Devang Desai

    Devang Desai, a partner with the firm, joined the firm in 2004. Mr. Desai concentrates his practice of law in the areas of insurance defense, product liability, transactional and commercial litigation, and bad faith consultation and litigation.
    Prior to becoming an attorney, he served as the Interim Ombudsperson and Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Miami, and in the fall of 2003 served as the Rapporteur for the Government Procurement Workshop for the eighth America’s Business Forum in Miami during the Free Trade Areas of the Americas Conference. During law school, Mr. Desai interned for the Honorable Paul C. Huck of the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida.

     

     

    Areas of Practice
    • Bad Faith & Extra-Contractual Liability

    • Catastrophic & Personal Injury

    • Insurance Coverage & Carrier Representation

    • Premises Liability

    • Product Liability

    • Real Estate

    • Transactional & Commercial Litigation

     

    Admitted to Practice Law or Bar Admissions
    • All Florida Courts

    • United States Federal District Courts – Southern, Middle & Northern Districts of Florida

    • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

     

    Education
    • University of Miami, School of Law – (J.D, cum laude, 2003)
          – Student Bar Association, President
          – Iron Arrow Honor Society
          – Thomas R. Ewald Litigation Skills
          – Society of Bar & Gavel
          – Omicron Delta Kappa
          – Golden Key International Honor Society
          – Order of Omega
          – Dean’s List

    • University of Miami – (B.A., 1997)
          – Jay Pearson Scholarship
          – Dean’s List

     

    Honors
    • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated – AV Preeminent

    • Florida Super Lawyers, 2015-2019
          – Personal Injury Defense – General, Business/Corporate, General Litigation
             (2015-2018)
          – Rising Star (2009-2014)

    • South Florida Legal Guide’s Top Lawyers – “Top Up and Comer”, 2018-2020
          – Top Lawyers – Insurance Litigation, Defense (2019)

    • The Daily Business Review’s Rising Star, 2013

    • Eagle Scout, 1989

     

    Professional Memberships
    • The Florida Bar
          – Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Leadership Academy, The Florida Bar, Leadership
    Academy Fellow, Class I, 2013-2014
          – Federal Court Practice Committee, 2015-Present
          – Committee Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Attorney Admissions, Peer
             Review, and Attorney Grievance for the U.S. District Court , Southern District
             of Florida, 2013-Present

    • Florida Defense Lawyers Association
          – President, 2019

    • American Bar Association

    • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)

    • Defense Research Institute (DRI)

    • Dade County Bar Association

    • Coral Gables Bar Association

     

    Community Activities
    • Boy Scouts of America
          – National Executive Board Member, 2018 – Present
          – National Order of the Arrow Committee, 2016 – Present
          – National Scouting Alumni & Friends Committee, 2013 – Present
          – Southern Region Board Member, 2017 – Present
          – South Florida Council Executive Board Member

    • University of Miami, Coral Gables, Fl.
          – Board of Trustees, member, 2019
          – President-Elect University of Miami Alumni Association, 2019
          – President’s Council Member, 2016 – Present
          – President, Law Alumni Association, 2012 – 2013

    • Pi Kappa Alpha
          – Pike University Board Member, 2018 – Present
          – International Vice President, Supreme Council, 2016 – 2018
          – Risk Awareness Foundation member, 2016
          – Gamma Omega Chapter Advisor, 2003 – 2010
          – Sunshine Region President, 2006 – 2016

     

    Contact Information
    420 South Dixie Highway, Third Floor
    Coral Gables, Florida 33146
    Telephone: (305) 667-0223
    Facsimile: (305) 284-9844
    E-Mail: ddesai@gaebemullen.com

    Devang Desai

    Rated by Super Lawyers

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    Devang Desai

    Rated by Super Lawyers

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