Derek W. Eisemann

SMRL Law Firm serving Sarasota County, Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, North Port, Venice, & throughout the state of Florida

Derek W. Eisemann joined Syprett, Meshad, Resnick & Lieb in 2013. He devotes his legal practice to representing plaintiffs in all aspects of personal injury matters, as well as other areas of civil litigation, including real estate.

Prior to joining Syprett, Meshad, Resnick & Lieb, Mr. Eisemann gained invaluable experience working for and representing insurance companies in cases involving automobile accidents, premises liability, medical malpractice, products liability, and construction defect litigation. While working for a statewide insurance defense firm based in Fort Myers, Florida, Mr. Eisemann traveled throughout central and south Florida defending primarily against fraudulent medical claims.

Mr. Eisemann was selected from 2016 - 2018 as a Super Lawyers "Rising Star." 


Mr. Eisemann’s professional background enables him to provide clients with hands-on knowledge, insight and perspective of the best methods for negotiating with and handling insurance companies both before and after a lawsuit is filed. He is a member of the Sarasota County Bar Association, and serves on various committees in the Young Lawyers Division.

Born and raised in Sarasota, Florida, Mr. Eisemann graduated from Sarasota High School in 2001. He attended Florida State University, graduating in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in both Risk Management /Insurance and Real Estate from the school’s College of Business. After earning his undergraduate degrees, Mr. Eisemann attended the Barry University School of Law in Orlando, Florida. While a student, Mr. Eisemann gained experience working in a small personal injury law firm and participated in the School’s Tax Assistance program, which provides tax-related legal help to low-income individuals

While attending Barry, Mr. Eisemann earned the book awards in Commercial Law, Tax and Estate Planning, and Legal Writing. He graduated with his law degree in 2011.

E-mail Derek Eisemann at [email protected].


Practice Areas:
- Real Estate
- Personal Injury
- General Litigation
- Insurance Defense