Robert E. Draim - Partner, AV Preeminent  vcard

Robert E. Draim - Partner, AV Preeminent Email:
Direct: (703) 837-3208
Fax: (703) 739-3700

B.A. cum laude (History) 1976, Wake Forest University; J.D. 1979, University of Richmond School of Law. Editor, University of Richmond Law Review. Law Clerk, U.S. District Court Judge Richard B. Kellam, Eastern District of Virginia (Norfolk Division), 1979-1980. Admitted to the Bars of the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia and for the District of Maryland, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Mr. Draim is also a member of the Alexandria Bar Association. Mr. Draim is the co-author of Virginia Law of Products Liability and Virginia Tort and Personal Injury Law (Thomson West) and he has recently been recognized for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America - Legal Malpractice Defense (2012).

Mr. Draim has extensive litigation experience in state and federal courts, including jury and non-jury trials, as well as appellate arguments. A principal focus of Mr. Draim's practice has been the defense of attorneys and law firms in legal malpractice actions and bar complaints.  In addition, Mr. Draim has defended attorneys, law firms and other professionals in claims asserted under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).  In addition, Mr. Draim has appeared in state and federal courts throughout the country in products liability cases involving medical devices, asbestos, machinery and other products. Mr. Draim has defended premises liability claims, including claims involving lead paint, mold and pesticides, as well as claims involving third party assaults on tenants.

2331 Mill Road • Suite 100
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 739-3300

(703) 739-3700