Karl Brandes practices in the areas of civil trial and commercial litigation. His practice includes petroleum marketing litigation; franchise and other trade regulation litigation; class action litigation; environmental litigation; construction litigation for engineer, architect, contractor and developer clients; condominium litigation; professional liability litigation for lawyer and engineer clients; computer litigation; personal injury litigation, including insurance and self-insured defense; toxic tort litigation; product liability litigation; and real property litigation. Mr. Brandes serves as the practice coordinator of the firm's Florida trial group.
He is certified as a state and federal court mediator and has mediated cases in each of the subject areas described above. He also serves as an arbitrator for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.