For more than three decades, Drew Eckl & Farnham has been committed to providing quality legal services through diligence, a partnership with clients, and problem-solving both inside and outside of the courtroom.

Drew Eckl & Farnham is a full-service law firm that offers deep litigation experience, strategic corporate and transactional counsel, and practical legal advice to companies, individuals and families. Our approach to practicing law is to resolve each new legal matter as expeditiously and efficiently as possible.  We strive to propose a legal strategy that directly correlates with the risks involved. 

Powered by our diversity, innovation and commitment to the communities in which we work, Drew Eckl & Farnham has grown to more than 100 attorneys in Atlanta, Albany and Brunswick, Georgia and serves local and national clients throughout the Southeast.  There is no civil, corporate or individual matter, large or small, that our diverse personnel cannot handle.

The root of our core values revolve around strong, meaningful relationships based on trust, both internally and externally, that allow us to deliver consistent litigation management and value.


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Efficiently Serving Our Clients

With locations in Atlanta, Albany, and Brunswick, GA, we are prepared to defend our local and national clients throughout the region. 

Drew, Eckl & Farnham attorneys are licensed to practice in Georgia’s state, superior and appellate courts, as well as the Supreme Court of Georgia, federal courts in Georgia, including the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. 

In addition to our strong foothold in Georgia, the firm also has attorneys licensed to practice across the Southeast, including, Alabama, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

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The attorneys at Drew Eckl & Farnham are recognized by our peers and clients for the exceptional work we provide them. Over the years, we have been acknowledged through various industry organizations and groups.  Below is a sample of the recognitions received.

  • Fourteen attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

  • Jack Reale recognized by Georgia Trend Magazine as "One of the Best in Entertainment/Sports Law".

  • Drew Eckl & Farnham receives a ranking as Best Law Firms from U.S. News. 

  • Drew Eckl & Farnham recognized as One of the Largest Hometown Firms in the Nation from the National Law Journal.

  • Drew Eckl & Farnham receives CEO Award for Excellence in Business Programming from Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

  • John Ferguson selected as the 2016 Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" in Workers' Compensation - Employers. 

  • Mike Bagley received the Tom S. Howell Award from the State Board of Workers' Compensation.

  • Nine Drew Eckl & Farnham Attorneys Selected For Georgia Super Lawyers® And Rising Stars®.

  • Five attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

  • Drew Eckl & Farnham was selected for inclusion on the inaugural Vault’s Top 150 Under 150 list for 2015.

  • Four Drew Eckl & Farnham attorneys have been recognized in the Atlanta Business Chronicle's Law & Accounting: Who's Who List.

  • James P. Anderson has received a client’s internal award for “Dedicated Service, Commitment and Zealous Defense of [the] Insured.”

  • Douglas K. Burrell received the DRI Davis Carr Outstanding Committee Chair Award.

  • Garret W. Meader was recognized as a "Local Leader You Should Know" by Golden Isles Magazine.

  • Brian Moore received the Fulton County Daily Report’s 2006 “On The Rise” Award.

  • Barbara Marschalk was recognized as one of Georgia’s Under 40 “Twelve Lawyers to Watch.”

  • Three of our attorneys have accepted nominations to Fellowship in The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers, which is an elite list of attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice in the field of workers' compensation.

Past to Present


The firm opened its doors at 1400 W. Peachtree Street in 1983 with 22 attorneys.


Moved to 880 W. Peachtree Street. We called this location "home" until 2016.


Recognized as a Top 25 Law Firm by Atlanta Business Chronicle for the first time.


Expanded our services to coastal Georgia with the opening of our Brunswick Office on May 15, 1998.


Brunswick office moved to current location of 777 Gloucester Street, Suite 305.


Celebrated 30th Anniversary.


Launched New Logo and Website.


Recognized as one of the Nation's largest hometown Atlanta firm by the National Law Journal.


Drew Eckl & Farnham moves to 303 Peachtree Street and expands their Financial Services and Recovery team to 235 Peachtree Street.


Expanded our services to southwest Georgia with the expansion of our Albany office on March 1, 2019.