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United States District Courts of the Southern District of Florida

United States District Courts of the Middle District of Florida

United States District Courts of the Northern District of Illinois

Practice Areas
  • Premises Liability

  • Trucking/Automobile Negligence

  • First Party Property

  • Insurance Coverage

  • Large Loss/CAT

  • Products Liability

  • Medical Malpractice

  • Nursing Home/ALF Negligence

  • General Liability

  • Commercial Litigation

University of Miami School of Law (J.D.)
University of Illinois (B.A.)

Derek H. Lloyd

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Phone Number : (786) 878-6155
Fax Number : (305) 372-5044
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100 S.E. 2nd Street
Suite 2150
Miami, FL 33131

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DEREK H. LLOYD is a partner in Chartwell’s Miami, Florida office. Derek practices in all areas of civil litigation, including premises liability, trucking negligence, automobile negligence, first party property, insurance coverage, products liability, medical malpractice, nursing home and assisted living facility negligence, negligent hiring, retention and supervision, negligent security and general liability. Derek has defended catastrophic injury cases throughout the course of his legal career, which began in 1997.

Derek received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1994, and earned his Juris Doctorate from the University Of Miami School Of Law in 1997. Prior to graduating from the University of Miami, Derek completed an internship with the Honorable Harry D. Leinenweber, United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois in 1995, as well as an internship with the Dade County State Attorney’s office in 1997.

Derek practiced law in Chicago, Illinois for several years, trying cases to verdict in Cook, DuPage and Lake Counties, prior to being admitted to the Florida Bar and moving to Miami, Florida in 2001. Derek has tried cases in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties, as well as counties in Central and Northern Florida, and has appeared in courtrooms throughout the State of Florida. In addition to being admitted to practice in all State Courts of Florida, Derek is also admitted to the Illinois Bar, and the United States District Courts of the Southern District of Florida, the Middle District of Florida and the Northern District of Illinois. He is also an active member of the Florida Bar Association.

Derek was born and raised in Mt. Prospect, Illinois, where he was ranked No. 3 for Boys 18 and under by the Chicago District Tennis Association in 1990. Derek currently resides in Miami, Florida, where he is a proud husband and father of wife Jessica, son David, and daughter Chloe.

Professional Associations

Florida Bar Association
Miami-Dade County Bar Association