Duane D. Draper

Attorney

Office phone: 813-273-6677

ddraper@bmolaw.com

Office Location: Tampa

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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Duane Draper has been in public finance, either as an attorney or investment banker, beginning in 1989. He is rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell. Since joining Bryant Miller Olive over two decades ago, Mr. Draper has focused his practice on both Bond Counsel and Disclosure Counsel representations of Florida counties and cities. He currently Co-Chairs the Firm’s Public Finance Group and serves as the Business Development Chair.

PRACTICE AREAS

EDUCATION

College: University of Florida, 1989, B.S.B.A. Finance, with High Honors

Law School: Duke University – J.D., with Honors, 1995, member of Duke Law Journal

BAR ADMISSIONS

The Florida Bar (1995)

COURT ADMISSIONS

All Florida Courts

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

National Association of Bond Lawyers, Member

Local Government Section, Florida Bar, Member

Leadership Florida 2006, Graduate; West Regional Chair 2012-2013

Leadership Tampa 2003, Graduate

CIVIC ACTIVITIES

Phi Delta Theta fraternity alumnus, Member

Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church, Member

HONORS & AWARDS

The Best Lawyers in America for 2005-2016

Florida Super Lawyers listing for 2010-2016

Florida’s Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine in 2007-2011 and 2013-2016

2014 Best Lawyer of the Year in Tampa Bay for Public Finance, based on a particularly high level of peer recognition.

Martindale-Hubbell Top Rated Lawyer in Banking & Finance Law for 2014

Martindale-Hubbell Top Rated Lawyer in Tampa for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability for 2016