John M. Drye

Experienced Attorney Specializing in Business Litigation, Contract Law, and Negotiation

With three decades of experience, John’s legal journey has taken him across the globe, including living in Tokyo, Japan, where he worked in the legal department at IBM. His international experience has given him unique insights into the intricacies of US and global business operations and the legal challenges that often arise.

John is recognized as a sought-after public speaker and lecturer in the areas of risk management, compliance and employee benefits. He is a paid speaker for state and regional risk managers across the Southeast, where his insights and expertise in these critical areas are highly valued.

In addition to his legal practice, John serves as General Counsel for several small to mid-size businesses. His role as General Counsel involves providing strategic legal advice, ensuring compliance, and safeguarding the legal interests of these businesses. Furthermore, John serves on numerous corporate and non-profit boards, where his guidance and expertise are instrumental in shaping corporate strategies and decisions.

Personal: Married and father of two teenagers, John has served as a Youth Football Head Coach for 8 years

Undergrad: Stetson University, B.B.A Finance and Investments, 1991

Law School:        Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, J.D. 1995

                              Temple University, International & Intellectual Property Studies, 1994

Bar Admissions: Georgia

Practice Areas:

  • Business Litigation
  • Contract Law
  • Negotiations, Mediation and Arbitration
  • Tort Law
  • Business Law
  • International Business Transactions
  • Intellectual Property
  • Corporate Oversight
  • Insurance Law
  • HOA Disputes and Litigation