Mr. R. Edson Briggs, Jr.

Mr. R. Edson Briggs, Jr.: Attorney with Morgan & Morgan AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards

Biography

R. Edson Briggs, Jr. works in the First-Party Insurance Division at the Miami office of Morgan & Morgan, P.A. His practice consists of representing the people of South Florida and Southwest Florida when their insurance company wrongfully denies their claims for insurance coverage. This includes homeowners, automobile, and life insurance, as well as other forms of insurance claims.

Mr. Briggs has been honored with the prestigious “AV rating” by Martindale-Hubbell, the preeminent national publication in the legal field. This rating is based upon evaluations by other lawyers and is the highest ranking attainable by an attorney for ability and ethics in the practice of law.

Mr. Briggs received an A.B. in History with a Certificate in Latin American Studies from Princeton University in 1990. He then received his J.D. from the University of Florida College of Law in 1993, and an L.L.M. in Interamerican Law from the University of Miami School of Law in 2002. After graduating from law school and before entering private practice, Mr. Briggs served on active duty for four years as an officer in the U.S. Army Military Intelligence Branch with U.S. Southern Command in Panama. He was honorably discharged from active duty with the rank of Captain in 1997. Thereafter, Mr. Briggs has had extensive experience in civil commercial and insurance litigation including property damage, construction defects, personal injury, title insurance, real estate and banking disputes.

Mr. Briggs grew up in South Florida and has worked there during his entire career in private practice. Having studied in Spain and having lived and traveled extensively in Latin America for four years, Mr. Briggs is fully bilingual in English and Spanish. He is married with two sons, and enjoys running and triathlons in his spare time.

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Business Litigation
  • Insurance Claims

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
Princeton University, A.B., History/ Certificate in Latin American Studies, 1990; University of Miami College of Law, LL.M., Interamerican Law, 2002
Law School Attended:
University of Florida College of Law, J.D., 1993
Year of First Admission:
1994
Admission:
2002, Unites States District Court for the Southern District of Florida; 1994, The Florida Bar; 2002, Unites States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
Memberships:

Memberships

•Florida Bar
•Dade County Bar Association
•Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS)
•Attorney's Title Insurance Fund, Associate Member

ISLN:
1000001890

Peer Reviews

4.8/5.0 (17 reviews)
High ethical standing icon
A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.8/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.8/5.0
  • Communication

    4.7/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.8/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Officer on 07/25/18 in Litigation

    Edson was the lead attorney for me in a major litigation matter and he was instrumental in winning a $32,000,000 verdict for out company, He is truly a AV attorney.

    Edson was the lead attorney for me in a major litigation matter and he was instrumental in winning a $32,000,000 verdict for out company, He is truly a AV attorney. Read less

    Read less
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Attorney on 07/02/18 in Litigation

    Edson is a magnificent attorney who exhibits the highest levels of expertise and professional conduct.

    Edson is a magnificent attorney who exhibits the highest levels of expertise and professional conduct. Read less

    Read less

*Peer Reviews provided before April 15, 2008 are not displayed.

Miami, Florida

Contact Mr. R. Edson Briggs, Jr.

Required Fields

Required Fields


By clicking on the "Submit" button, you agree to the Terms of Use, Supplemental Terms and Privacy Policy. You also consent to be contacted at the phone number you provided, including by autodials, text messages and/or pre-recorded calls, from Martindale and its affiliates and from or on behalf of attorneys you request or contact through this site. Consent is not a condition of purchase.

You should not send any sensitive or confidential information through this site. Emails sent through this site do not create an attorney-client relationship and may not be treated as privileged or confidential. The lawyer or law firm you are contacting is not required to, and may choose not to, accept you as a client. The Internet is not necessarily secure and emails sent though this site could be intercepted or read by third parties.