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Biography

Drake T. Land is a litigator practicing in multiple substantive areas. Drake represents employers in defense of employment-related and worker’s compensation claims brought before state and federal courts and administrative agencies.  Drake also represents a variety of healthcare providers in the defense of medical malpractice claims, and counsels businesses with litigation matters.  

Prior to joining Riley Bennett Egloff, Drake served as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of Indiana, where he prosecuted medical licensing actions before the State Board of Pharmacy, Medical Licensing Board, and State Board of Nursing.  While serving as a Deputy Attorney General, he reviewed and prosecuted over one hundred medical licensing cases in all stages of administrative review.  Additionally, Drake pursued civil recovery of Medicaid overpayments under the Indiana False Claims Act.

Publications

Responding to Inadvertent Disclosures of Employee and Consumer Personal Information, RBE Blog, May 2017

  • Business owners increasingly store employee and consumer personal data in a digital format.  This development holds numerous advantages for owners, including offsite storage of otherwise voluminous documents and searchable databases of information.  However, this development has also led to an increase in inadvertent disclosures of personal information and data breaches as those seeking to wrongfully obtain the information become more sophisticated. READ MORE

Myths & Realities of GMO Labeling Initiatives, February, 2015

  • Fllowing the introduction of Genetically Modified Organisms (“GMOs”) into the food market in 1994, consumer groups and multiple legislative bodies have fought to restrict their sale and label GMOs differently than traditionally developed foods.  This push to restrict the sale, or label, of GMOs is born of the fear that GMOs will have unforeseen consequences to human health and/or the environment. READ MORE

Beyond the Office

Drake and his wife, Amanda, are parents to two children.  On weekends, the group can frequently be found enjoying the Zoo or the Children’s Museum.

Associations

Indianapolis Bar Association

Education

Ball State University, Secondary Education (2007)

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D., cum laude (2015)

Bar Admission

Indiana (2015)

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana (2015)

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana (2015)