Carter Meader is an associate attorney at Dabdoub Law Firm, P.A.. Ms. Meader represents people with claims for long-term disability benefits under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and individual disability insurance policies. Her practice involves initial claim review and appeals of denied disability claims. Ms. Meader also litigates wrongful denials and terminations of disability benefits by insurance companies in state and federal court.
Prior to joining the Dabdoub Law Firm, Ms. Meader practiced law in Mountain View, California as an ERISA attorney representing Taft-Hartley benefits funds. She regularly advised benefits fund trustees in compliance, administrative, and fiduciary matters affecting the benefits plans, as well as representing the funds in litigation in federal court. Her work exposed her to a wide variety of ERISA and labor law issues.
Ms. Meader graduated magna cum laude from the American University Washington College of Law in 2013 and was admitted to the Order of the Coif. During law school, Ms. Meader served as President of the Moot Court Honor Society and Symposium Editor for the Journal of Gender, Social Policy and the Law. She was awarded a Peggy Browning Fellowship for her work on behalf of labor unions and spent a semester working for the Department of Justice in the Civil Rights Division, Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Employment Discrimination. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Meader earned her Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Virginia.
Ms. Meader is admitted to practice law in Florida and California. She is admitted in the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of California and the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.
Ms. Meader is an active member of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers.