Edward Philip Dabdoub is managing Partner at Dabdoub Law Firm, P.A. Born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica, Mr. Dabdoub is one of five attorneys in his immediate family. His areas of practice include ERISA, insurance coverage disputes, bad faith claims, and commercial litigation.
Mr. Dabdoub focuses his practice on the representation of individuals. He has experience litigating cases in both state and federal court against numerous insurance companies, including Northwestern Mutual, Hartford, Colonial Life, Life Insurance Company of North America (LINA), Liberty Life, Met Life, and more. Mr. Dabdoub also advises clients on the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), particularly with respect to disability benefits. He also files claims on behalf of clients entitled to benefits through private or group policies and handles appeals of wrongful denials.
Mr. Dabdoub graduated cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law. While at law school, he was the recipient of the Ambassador Sue Cobb Scholarship. During his last semester in law school, he was authorized by the Florida Supreme Court to practice law as a Certified Legal Intern and vigorously defended the rights of indigent defendants at the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office.
Prior to law school, Mr. Dabdoub earned a Masters in Business Administration, with a concentration in International Business, from Florida International University, where he graduated at the top of his class. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Miami. Mr. Dabdoub’s business background is well-suited for serving the needs of the firm’s clients, especially in the context of calculating pre-disability earnings and monthly disability benefits.
He is currently admitted to the practice of law in the State of Florida, the United States District Court Southern District of Florida, and the United States District Court Middle District of Florida.