Brian Barakat

Barakat Law
2701 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Ste. 202
Coral Gables, FL 33134
(305) 444-3114
triallawmiami.com


EDUCATION
J.D., Temple University, 2000
B.S., Finance, Drexel University, 1996.

HISTORY
Brian Barakat defends businesses and business owners from suit. He began his career as a Prosecutor in Miami Dade County. While there, Mr. Barakat worked in the Economic Crimes Division of the Special Prosecution Section. His experience in investing financial frauds gives him a unique prospective on business disputes.

Mr. Barakat's experience in Commercial Litigation includes the full gamut of cases from complex class actions to small business disputes.

TEACHING
Mr. Barakat is a sought after speaker and conducts classes on the following topics:
Fiduciary Duties
Fair Labor Standards Act
Expert Testimony
Financial Fraud
Computer Crime
Identity Theft

PUBLICATIONS
Mr. Barakat's publications include:
The Authentication of Digital Photographs Under the "Pictorial Testimony" Theory in the Florida Bar Journal, July/August, 2004.

A Prolific Landscape: The Admissibility of Social Media Postings in the Florida Bar Journal April, 2018

AWARDS
Rising Star, Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce 2009
Most Valuable Member, Business Leaders 2008, 2013
Ambassador of the Year, BNI 2010

PROFESSIONAL & BAR ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS
Business Law Section of the Florida Bar
Chairman - Restrictive Covenants Task Force
Chapter 607 Sub Committee
Litigation Committee
Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce
Incoming Chair 2020
Trustee
Board of Directors
Kiwanis
Board of Directors
Florida Bar Grievance Committee
2006 - 2009
Business Networking International
Chairman of the Franchise Advisory Board, 2013-2015
President 2019, 2008
Boy Scouts of America
Assistant Scout Master
League of Prosecutors
Miami-Dade County Bar Association
Coral Gables Bar Association