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Peter S. Baumberger


Shareholder
Construction Practice Group Member




Miami Office
Direct Line: 305.982.6774
Mobile: 305.776.6227
psb@kubickidraper.com

Kubicki Draper

Peter Baumberger, a shareholder in the Miami office, has extensive experience in complex Federal and State Court litigation in several areas of the law including professional liability, commercial/corporate disputes, products liability, as well as, premises and automotive/trucking liability. He also has extensive experience in construction defect litigation, representing numerous developers and contractors in South Florida on significant development projects. Peter also has significant class action litigation experience.  One of his most recent notable accomplishments in class action litigation was the defeat of a 30 million dollar class action lawsuit following a class action certification trial. The Court’s Order denying class certification is now a published opinion on Westlaw.

Since graduating from law school in 1997, Peter has devoted his entire career to trial work, and his representations vary from individuals to national and multinational corporations. His practice of law centers on delivering thoughtful, efficient, and strategic representation to all clients with an understanding that each client's interests in any given case are unique.

Peter an "AV Preeminent" rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, has successfully tried a wide range of cases across the State of Florida, from Orlando to Key West, he credits his proven trial record to thorough preparation and an adherence to his belief that trial preparation must begin at the onset of every assignment.  

Areas of Practice:  
- Class Actions
- Commercial / Corporate Litigation
- Construction Litigation
- Insurance Coverage Litigation
- Intellectual Property
- Products Liability
- Professional Liability
 
Bar Admissions:  
- 1997, State of Florida 
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
- U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida   

Education:
- Emory University, Atlanta, GA (B.A., 1994)
- Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, AL (J.D., 1997)

Certifications/Specialties:
- Certified Continuing Education Instructor, State of Florida

Special Awards and Recognitions: 
- Named Florida "Rising Star" by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine, (2010 - 2012)
- Named Florida "Super Lawyer" by Law and Politics Magazine, (2009) 
- South Florida Legal Guide "Up and Coming Lawyers", (2005 - 2012)
- South Florida Legal Guide "Top Lawyer" (2013 - 2015)
- “AV Preeminent” Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Speaking Engagements/Presentations: 
- "5-Hour Law & Ethics Update", FCCI Insurance Group, 2014  
- "5-Hour Law and Ethics Update" Farmers, 2014
- "Ethics for the Claims Professional, Florida Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Law &
   Set Offs", Farmers 2014
- "Bad Faith Hot Topics 2014", Windhaven, 2014
- "Set Offs in Personal Injury Cases", Amerisure Insurance, 2014
- "Transferring Risk in Construction Defect Cases", Travelers Insurance, 2013
- "Set Offs in Personal Injury Cases", GEICO Insurance Seminar, 2013
- "Spreading the Misery: Indemnity Clauses in Construction Contracts and Lease Agreements",
    Amerisure Seminar, 2013
- "Ethics for the Claims Professional", Windhaven Insurance Seminar, 2013
- "Construction Defects", Westfield Insurance Seminar, 2013
- "Effects of New Florida PIP Law, Litigation Fraud and Counterclaims", Florida Farm Bureau, 2013
- "Subrogation", BUPA Latin America, 2012
- "We're Cookin' Now - The Key Ingredients for a Proper Assessment, Strong Defense
   and Favorable Resolution of a Construction Defect Case", Kubicki Draper, Claims
   Management Conference, 2012  
- "Claims Handling Mediation Strategy Issues" First Protective, 2011 
- "Coverage/Settling Aside Default & Products Liability", Kubicki Draper, Claims
   Management Conference, 2010
- "Bad Faith Avoidance Strategies & Premises Overview", Kubicki Draper, Claims
   Management Conference, 2009

Professional Associations and Memberships:
- American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) - Miami Chapter
- Dade County Bar Association 
- Dade County Defense Bar Association
- Florida Bar Association  

Publications:
-Successfully Attacking Class Certification. Kubicki Draper Quarterly, Fall, 2013
-The Triggering of Florida's Statutory Warranty for Developers and Contractors
  in Construction Defect Litigation. Kubicki Draper Quarterly, Spring, 2012  

 


Peter S. Baumberger - Shareholder
psb@kubickidraper.com - 305.982.6774 - 305.776.6227 - Miami


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