Brad J. McCormick

Equity Partner, President, Executive Board Member


Brad McCormick is an Equity Partner, a member of the Executive Board, and serves as President of the firm. In his capacity as President, Brad is responsible for all client-related issues, including case assignments, conflict checks, rate agreements, audits and compliance with client guidelines.

Since joining Kubicki Draper in 1992, Brad has successfully litigated a large volume of cases with significant financial exposure. He has experience defending Fortune 500 Companies, product manufacturers, general contractors, design professionals and developers, and has successfully taken over 40 cases to trial. Brad's extensive experience and knowledge in both liability and insurance issues enables him to excel in the handling of complex claims and develop appropriate strategies for a quick and successful resolution.

Brad is "AV Preeminent" rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has earned various awards and recognitions from publications such as: The Wall Street Journal, Super Lawyers Magazine, Florida Trend Magazine, Best Lawyers and Top Lawyers. Over his career, Brad has served as a lecturer for corporations and insurance companies throughout the United States, and has been frequently appointed as a Guardian Ad Litem and as a Florida Bar Arbitrator/Chair Person in fee hearings.

Practice Areas


  • St. Thomas University School of Law, Miami, FL (J.D., 1993)
  • Columbia University, New York, NY (B.A., 1990)


  • State of Florida, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1994

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kubicki Draper PIP / SIU Practice Group, Member
  • Kubicki Draper Pre-Suit Practice Group, Member
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • Dade County Defense Bar Association
  • Florida Association of Managing Partners, Chair (Present)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), Member, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee Member and Former Regional Chair
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • MC Consultant's 8th Annual East Region CD Conference, Advisory Board Director
  • Judicial Luminaries Reception & Law Library Gala 2021, Judicial Selection Committee

Certifications / Specialties

  • Certified Continuing Education Instructor, State of Florida
  • The Florida Bar, Fee Arbitrator

Special Awards and Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America (2022-2024)
  • Super Lawyers Magazine, Super Lawyers (2018-2019, 2022-2023)
  • Best Lawyers, South Florida’s Best Lawyers (2022)
  • Best Lawyers, "Litigation Issue" Business Edition (2021)
  • The Wall Street Journal, Best Lawyers in South Florida (2018)
  • South Florida Business Journal, Power Leaders in the Law (2017)
  • Law and Politics Magazine, Florida Super Lawyer, Civil Litigation Defense Practice (2007, 2009-2017)
  • Best Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation (2016-2021)
  • South Florida Business Journal, Power Leaders, Law and Accounting (2016)
  • South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyer, Insurance Litigation (2015-2016)
  • Super Lawyers, Florida Super Lawyer, Business Edition (2011)
  • Super Lawyers, Florida Super Lawyer, Corporate Counsel Edition (2010)
  • Florida Trend, Florida Legal Elite, Civil Trial Practice Area (2007)
  • AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Fraternities / Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Sigma Chi
  • Superlawyers 
  • Best Lawyers 2024 
  • ABOTA 

Speaking Engagements / Presentations

  • "Medicare Liens and Set Asides," CNA, 2018
  • "Proposals for Settlement," CNA, 2018
  • "Cost Effective Ways of Resolving Plaintiff Fees and Costs and Navigating through the Jones Act," CJW, 2017
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update," Sedgwick, 2017
  • "SIU: Tips and Tactics," Gainsco, 2017
  • "Ideas for the Future: The Corporate and Insurance Client Relationship,”  Claims Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), 2017
  • "Assignment of Benefits," Lloyds of London, 2016
  • "Proposals for Settlement," Maxum Specialty, 2016
  • "Appellate Overview & Early Case Resolution," FIGA, 2015
  • "Bad Faith Avoidance," United Fire Group, 2014
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update," Farmers, 2014
  • "Bad Faith: Top Ten Pitfalls," Gainsco, 2014
  • "Florida 5-Hour Law and Ethics Update," Gallagher Bassett, 2014
  • "Ethics for the Claims Professional," Occidental, 2014
  • "PIP Hot Topics and Fraudulent Frames," Imperial Fire & Casualty Claims, 2014
  • Panel Moderator, "Winning or Losing? – Choosing and Retaining the Right Expert Consultants," MC Consultants 8th Annual East Region Construction Litigation and Insurance Coverage Conference, 2014
  • "Swimming Pool Liability, Premises Liability 2014 Update & FL Condo Law:1st and 3rd Party Claims," CJW, 2014
  • "PIP IME's, Exhausting Benefits and Fraud," Safeco, 2014
  • "Liens & Set Offs, Alcohol, Cell Phones and The Law and Premises Liability," Liberty Mutual, 2014
  • "Spreading the Misery: Indemnity Clauses in Construction," MidContinent, 2013
  • "Utilization of Motions, Production of Documents and Proposals for Settlements," Gainsco, 2013
  • "Proposals for Settlements," Westfield, 2013
  • "Construction Defects, Insurance Coverage Basics, The Slavin Rule and Motion to Dismiss an Amended Complaint," Nationwide, 2013
  • "Here's a Notion - File a Motion: Maximizing Your Defense by Strategic Utilization of Motions from Start to Finish of Your Case," Kubicki Draper Claims Management Conference, 2012
  • "Construction Defects," Builders, 2012
  • "Premises Liability and Case Law Update," Travelers , 2011
  • "Adjuster Ethics, Bad Faith & Florida Case Law Update," CJW, 2011
  • "Liens and Set Offs," Liberty Mutual, 2011
  • "Bad Faith - Fabric Restoration," Citizens, 2011
  • "Top Ten - Bad Faith Pitfalls to Avoid in Florida," CJW, 2011
  • "Non - Party Subpoenas," Hartford, 2011
  • "Negotiating Strategies," Assurance America, 2011

Published Works

  • "Claims Handling Resource Guide for Florida" (co-author), Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), 2013.
  • "The Inclusion Breakthrough -- Moving Beyond Diversity and Cultural Awareness", Litigation Management Magazine, Fall 2013.
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Miami Office

9100 South Dadeland Blvd., Suite 1800
Miami, FL 33156

T: 305.374.1212 F: 305.374.7846

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Key West

Key West Office

402 Applerouth Lane, Suite 2C
Key West, FL 33040

T: 305.509.7300 F: 305.374.7846

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Ft. Lauderdale

Ft. Lauderdale Office

110 East Broward Blvd., Suite 1400
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

T: 954.768.0011 F: 954.768.0514

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West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach Office

1700 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 800
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

T: 561.640.0303 F: 561.640.0524

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Tampa Office

400 North Ashley Drive, Suite 1200
Tampa, FL 33602

T: 813.204.9776 F: 813.204.9660

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Orlando Office

201 South Orange Avenue, Suite 475
Orlando, FL 32801

T: 407.245.3630 F: 407.245.7685

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Ocala Office

1396 NE 20th Avenue, #500
Ocala, FL 34470

T: 352.622.4222 F: 352.622.9122

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Jacksonville Office

1 Independent Drive, Suite 1601
Jacksonville, FL 32202

T: 904.396.0062 F: 904.396.0380

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Pensacola Office

125 West Romana Street, Suite 550
Pensacola, FL 32502

T: 850.434.0003 F: 850.434.0223

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Tallahassee Office

1705 Metropolitan Boulevard, Suite 202
Tallahassee, FL 32308

T: 850.222.5188 F: 850.222.5108

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Ft. Myers

Ft. Myers Office

13350 Metro Parkway, Suite 201
Fort Myers, FL 33966

T: 239.334.8403 F: 239.939.0700

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Mobile Office

11 North Water Street, Suite 10290
Mobile, AL 36602

T: 251.308.3351 F: 251.287.1624

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Our Firm

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In 1963, Gene Kubicki founded the firm based on dedication to excellence. The same high standards have been maintained for over five decades -- years which have seen the firm’s ranks swell to over 200 attorneys.


Our team knows return clients are the life blood of any law firm and this is why we ensure client satisfaction by an exacting attention to service and quality.  Client service coupled with a spectacular work ethic, makes our team hard to beat.

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Kubicki Draper is committed to fostering an environment of equal opportunity for success and believes diversity is not only a moral imperative, but is also sound business practice.

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In response to the growing needs of its clients, the firm began expanding in the early 1980's and today is a diverse full-service law firm providing trial, appellate, coverage, commercial and real estate transaction services.

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Kubicki Draper enjoys a national reputation for expertise in the handling of complex, high stakes litigation matters, as well as, appellate, general commercial and real estate practice.

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With a dozen offices throughout the State of Florida and other key points in the southern parts of Georgia, Alabama, and Mississipi, our firm is familiar to every venue statewide and will never get home-teamed.

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