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Douglas K. Burrell

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Company
Drew Eckl & Farnham LLP
303 Peachtree St NE Ste 3500
Atlanta, GA 30308-3263
Phone
(404) 885-6163
Member Bio
Douglas K. Burrell is a partner in the Atlanta office of Drew Eckl & Farnham LLP. He has developed comprehensive experience while serving as first chair on more than 40 jury trials and more than 100 bench trials. He is the Chair of the Georgia Defense Lawyers Mediation and Trial Academy and serves as faculty on the NITA Deposition Skills Program. Mr. Burrell's practice consists of civil defense litigation with an emphasis on wrongful death and catastrophic injury, construction law, premises liability, transportation/trucking law and product Liability. He has developed particular expertise with national retailers, manufacturers, companies in the food and beverage industry, commercial trucking and transportation companies, furniture and construction companies.

Mr. Burrell began his legal career in Cedar Rapids, Iowa practicing in a distinguished civil litigation firm. He later became a Prosecutor where he obtained extensive jury trial experience. Prior to joining Drew Eckl & Farnham, Mr. Burrell worked in the Macon, Georgia City Attorney’s office where he assisted in resolving various issues involving federal and state legislation and local ordinances. He also participate in negotiations with the National Basketball Association to place one of the first NBA Developmental League teams in Macon, Georgia.

While an undergraduate student, Mr. Burrell was a two-time letter winner on the University of Iowa football team and played in the 1986 Rose bowl.
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Practice Areas
Commercial Litigation
General Litigation
Insurance Law
Products Liability
DRI Committees
Diversity and Inclusion
Lawyers’ Professionalism and Ethics
Litigation Skills
Product Liability

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