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Christopher M. Drury

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Coral Gables, FL

Drury Law Firm
1600 Ponce de Leon, Penthouse No. 1
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Phone: 305-723-1100
Fax: 305-402-0202
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2017
Licensed in Florida Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Business Litigation, Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Transportation/Maritime
Languages Spoken: English, German, Spanish
Attorney Profile

Civil trial lawyer and the founder of Drury Law Firm in Coral Gables, Florida, Christopher M. Drury serves clients throughout Miami. He represents people in personal injury matters, business litigation, class action and mass torts, medical malpractice, product liability, admiralty and maritime law, and bad faith and insurance disputes.

Graduating cum laude from Davidson College in 2000, with a Bachelor of Arts in Classics, Mr. Drury went on to study law at the University of Miami School of Law. He obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude in 2003 and was admitted to practice in Florida and South Carolina the following year. His other bar admissions include the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

Fluent in Spanish and German, Mr. Drury helps a diverse range of clients with various issues ranging from catastrophic injuries to complex commercial and business disputes. His colleagues endorse him as a zealous attorney who goes the extra mile for his clients. He has helped clients recover multimillion-dollar settlements in securities litigation, personal injury and wrongful death cases. As a result, he has been made a life member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Mr. Drury has received several accolades for his quality legal representation over the years. He has been named a Florida Legal Elite in civil trial by the Florida Trend magazine and voted among the Top 40 Under 40 attorneys by The National Trial Lawyers. Moreover, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has listed him among the 40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of South Florida.

Playing an active role in the legal community, Mr. Drury is a part of the Miami-Dade Trial Lawyers Association, the Law Society of England and Wales, The Florida Bar and the South Carolina Bar.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Business Litigation
  • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Transportation/Maritime
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Class Actions, Asbestos, Toxic Torts, Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Admiralty & Maritime Law, Transportation Law

Selections

2 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2017

About Christopher M. Drury

First Admitted: 2004, Florida

Educational Background

  • Davidson College, Bachelor of Arts in Classics, emphasis in Classical Languages (Latin & Ancient Greek), graduated Cum Laude, 2000
  • University of Miami School of LawJuris Doctor, graduated Cum Laude , 2003

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Co-Chairman for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's "40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of South Florida" Gala, 2018
  • Co-Chairman for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's "40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of South Florida" Gala, 2019

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Settled auto negligence case involving a concussion without loss of consciousness and a C5-6 herniated disc for $650,000.00, which was 65 times the insurance policy limits of $10,000.00 per person., 2019
  • Settled premises liability claim for $1,170,000.00 arising out of an unwitnessed fall from a tractor-trailer resulting in several broken bones., 2020
  • Tried rollover crash personal injury case resulting in $4,662,572.14 jury verdict for woman who sustained a minor traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder, 2020
  • Prosecuted catastrophic brain damage case arising out of a boating accident to a court-approved $12,000,000.00 settlement for father & minor son., 2015
  • Tried maritime personal injury case resulting in a judgment of $2,581,462.81 upon a jury verdict for a seafarer’s broken knee., 2013

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Chapter 14: Demonstrative Evidence, Author, Civil Trial Practice, 12th Ed., Chapter 14: Demonstrative Evidence, The Florida Bar, 2021
  • Jury Selection Luncheon: The Politics of Today's Jury Trial, Speaker, Dade County Bar Association, 2018
  • Chapter 14: Demonstrative Evidence, Author, Civil Trial Practice, 12th Ed., Chapter 14: Demonstrative Evidence, The Florida Bar, 2018

Bar/Professional Activity

  • President of the Miami-Dade Trial Lawyers Association, 2022
  • South Carolina Bar, 2004
  • President-Elect of the Miami-Dade Trial Lawyers Association, 2021
  • Treasurer of the Miami-Dade Trial Lawyers Association, 2020
  • Secretary of the Miami-Dade Trial Lawyers Association, 2019
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2007
  • Law Society of England and Wales, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit  , 2007
  • The Florida Bar, 2004
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, 2007
  • Board of Directors of the Miami-Dade Trial Lawyers Assocation, 2018

Honors/Awards

  • Named to Florida Super Lawyers list, Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2022
  • Named to "The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Civil Plaintiff" in 2020, The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Civil Plaintiff, The National Trial Lawyers, 2022
  • Named to "The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Civil Plaintiff" in 2021, The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Civil Plaintiff, National Trial Lawyers, 2021
  • Named to "The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Civil Plaintiff" in 2020, The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Civil Plaintiff, The National Trial Lawyers, 2020
  • Named to Florida Super Lawyers list, Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2021
  • Recognized by Florida Trend magazine as a 2019 Florida Legal Elite Winner in the area of Civil Trial., Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend, 2020
  • Named to the Florida Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers for 2017, Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2017
  • Named to "The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Civil Plaintiff" in 2019, The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Civil Plaintiff, The National Trial Lawyers, 2019
  • Named to "The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Civil Plaintiff" in 2018, The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Civil Plaintiff, The National Trial Lawyers, 2018
  • Named to the Florida Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers for 2016, Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2016
  • Named to the Florida Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers for 2015, Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2015
  • Recognized by Florida Trend magazine as a 2018 Florida Legal Elite Winner in the area of Civil Trial., Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend, 2018
  • Recognized by Florida Trend magazine as a 2018 Florida Legal Elite Winner in the area of Civil Trial., Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend, 2019
  • Invited to become a member of "The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40" in 2014., The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Named to the Florida Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers for 2014, Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2014
  • Invited to become a member of "The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Civil Plaintiff" in 2017, and current active member of that national "invitation only" organization of trial lawyers., The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Civil Plaintiff, The National Trial Lawyers, 2017
  • Recognized as one the top "40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of South Florida" by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in 2015., 40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of South Florida, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2015
  • Recognized by Florida Trend magazine as a 2014 Florida Legal Elite “Up and Comer” in the area of Civil Trial., Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend, 2014
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Office Location for Christopher M. Drury

1600 Ponce de Leon
Penthouse No. 1
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Phone: 305-723-1100

Fax: 305-402-0202

Last Updated: 9/20/2022

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