Brian J. Barakat is the founder of Barakat Law, located in Coral Gables, Florida. Focusing his practice exclusively on civil litigation, he provides defense representation to companies throughout the Miami metropolitan area who are engaged in business disputes. The types of matters that Mr. Barakat handles include breach of contract, lending fraud, unfair competition and breaches of fiduciary duty.
As an undergraduate, Mr. Barakat received his Bachelor of Science in finance in 1996 from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He then decided to pursue his legal studies at Temple University Beasley School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2000. After graduation, Mr. Barakat served for four years as a prosecutor with the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office, where he handled financial fraud cases before going into private practice with a Miami law firm. He founded his current firm in 2006. Admitted to practice in Florida, Mr. Barakat is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida and the U.S Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, he has received a "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo.
Mr. Barakat stays abreast of current developments in his field of practice through his active participation in a variety of professional organizations. His memberships include the Dade County and Coral Gables bar associations and the Business Law Section of The Florida Bar. Mr. Barakat has also served on the Eleventh Circuit Grievance Committee of The Florida Bar. Active in his community as well, Mr. Barakat sits on the board of directors of both Kiwanis of Coral Gables and the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce.
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2701 Ponce de Leon Blvd
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Last Updated: 3/10/2017