Goldberg Segalla Welcomes Michael Drahos

Goldberg Segalla Welcomes Michael Drahos

September 25, 2017

Goldberg Segalla added partner Michael Drahos to the firm’s General Liability Practice Group in Miami and West Palm Beach.

Drahos focuses his practice on the defense of products liability and related litigation, including cases of catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death, representing leading manufacturers, distributors, and retailers in actions by individual plaintiffs, class actions, and complex aggregate liability matters.

With experience handling medical negligence claims on behalf of health care providers, Drahos also brings valuable technical and scientific insights to his work in medical malpractice litigation, where he has developed a focus on medical malpractice litigation involving the passenger vessel and cruise industry. His experience also includes general and casualty liability, extending to trucking and mass transportation defense. His clients include:

  • Multinational freight transportation and logistics companies
  • Leading passenger cruise and leisure travel companies
  • Manufacturers of snowmobiles, tractors, and all-terrain vehicles
  • Manufacturers of small appliances, munitions, childcare products, and herbal supplements
  • Producers of automobile parts and heating and cooling equipment
  • Major international sports and recreation brands
  • Some of the world’s largest retailers

Drahos is a graduate of the prestigious International Association of Defense Counsel’s Trial Academy, hosted by Stanford Law School. In 2013, he was invited to join the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC), a highly selective group for attorneys whose peers have judged them to have achieved extraordinary professional distinction.

Active in the community of Wellington, Florida, Drahos was recently elected to serve a four-year term on the Village Council, following his six years on the Wellington Planning, Zoning, and Adjustment Board. He is the founder of the Young Professionals of Wellington, a community advocacy group dedicated to increasing community awareness and promoting the social and economic interests of the town.