Edward Dabdoub

Edward Dabdoub

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employee Benefits Attorney in Coral Gables, FL

Dabdoub Law Firm
 | 1600 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Suite 1205
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Phone: 888-812-0393
Fax: 305-754-2007
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Employee Benefits (50%),
  • Insurance Coverage (50%)
Attorney Profile

Edward Philip Dabdoub is the managing partner of Dabdoub Law Firm, a law firm that represents individuals with claims for disability benefits under long-term disability (LTD/ERISA) policies and individual/private disability insurance policies. His practice encompasses all aspects of disability insurance claims, including the initial claim review process and pre-suit internal appeals of denied claims, as well as litigation wrongful denials of disability benefits in both state and federal court. While disability claims make-up the majority of his law practice, he also represents individuals with life insurance and long-term care claims, and he frequently advises plaintiff attorneys on matters relating to ERISA, particularly with respect to reimbursement and subrogation issues. He has participated as a guest speaker at local and national conferences and seminars on disability benefits, and has authored articles on the subject. 



About Edward Dabdoub

Admitted: 2007, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.longtermdisability.net/disability-lawyers/edward...

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Mr. Dabdoub is a member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ),  American Bar Associaiton (ABA),  Florida Justice Association (FJA),  among other legal organizations that are dedicated to the pursuit of justice.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Mr. Dabdoub has participated as a guest speaker at local and national conferences and seminars for the American Association for Justice (formerly, the Trial Lawyers of America) on ERISA and disability benefits. He has also authored articles on the subject, such as An Introduction to ERISA LTD Benefits for the Social Security Practitioner for presentation at the AAJ's Social Security Success Seminar and, more recently, he has authored an article on how to successfully practice in the area of ERISA disability, titled Effectively Handling ERISA Disability Benefits Claims & Litigation., American Association For Justice


  • Won Ashmore v. NFL Disbaility Plan, a long-term disbaility case victory for a former NFL football player who was denied disability benefits, 2018
  • Won Bradshaw v. Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. This was a long-term disability insurance case, 2017

Representative Clients:

  • Represnted clients from all professions, including former NFL football players.

Educational Background:

  • Mr. Dabdoub graduated cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law. 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.

Industry Groups

  • Long-Term Disability Benefits And Individual Disability Insurance
Office Location for Edward Dabdoub

1600 Ponce de Leon Blvd
Suite 1205
Coral Gables, FL 33134

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Last Updated: 1/8/2019

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