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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.

    In addition, Mr. Desai is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories, legal ability and general ethical standards.

    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 Court – Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida

    – United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit


    – 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


    – Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated – AV Preeminent

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

    – South Florida Legal Guide’s Top Lawyers – Top Up and Comer, 2018-2022
       – 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, 2019-2020

    – American Bar Association

    – Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, Premium Member (CLM)

    – Defense Research Institute (DRI)

    – Miami Dade Bar Association

    – Coral Gables Bar Association

    Community Activities
    – Boy Scouts of America
       – National Executive Board Member, 2018-Present
          – Member, National Executive Committee, 2020 – Present
             o Chair, Audit & Enterprise Risk Management Committee, 2020-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, 2007-2020

    – University of Miami, Coral Gables, Fl.
       – Board of Trustees, member, 2019-Present
       – President, University of Miami Alumni Association, June 2021-Present
       – President-Elect University of Miami Alumni Association, 2019-2021
       – President’s Council Member, 2016-Present
       – President, Law Alumni Association, 2012-2013

    – Pi Kappa Alpha
       – Pike Foundation Trustee, 2021-Present
       – Pike University Board Member, 2018-2020
       – 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

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    Devang Desai

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