Ramón A. Abadin

Ramon Abadin is an active trial lawyer that has tried more than 30 cases to verdict, focusing on complex commercial and tort matters, including class actions that frequently involve significant insurance components. He has tried cases in both state and federal courts in Florida, where he has represented some of the world’s largest multinational corporations and insurance companies facing claims on Florida-specific statutes, including the state’s Deceptive and Unfair Practices Act. He has also served as president of the Florida Bar Association, which has more than 100,000 members, making it the second-largest mandatory bar association in the United States.

Areas of Practice

  • Complex Commercial, Insurance, and Corporate Litigation
  • Specialty Tort Defense, Professional Negligence, and Insurance Litigation

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Florida Bar
  • Massachusetts Bar (Inactive)
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Education

  • Tulane University (B.A., 1981)
  • Loyola University School of Law (J.D., 1985)

Languages

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Recognitions

  • Recipient of:
    • The Florida Bar G. Kirk Haas Award in 2005
    • Haitian Lawyers Association Significant Contribution Award in 2006
    • CABA’s “Passing on the Leadership” Mentorship Award in 2009
    • Broward County Hispanic Bar Association’s Gracias Award in 2014
  • Martindale-Hubbell “AV Preeminent” Rated
  • Featured in Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite List for 2007-Present
  • Included in Florida Super Lawyers List for 2007-Present
  • Named one of South Florida Legal Guides “Top Lawyers in South Florida 2011”

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Florida Bar
    • President, 2015-2016
    • President-Elect, 2014-2015
    • Board of Governors, 2006-2016
  • Cuban American Bar Association
    • President, 2004
    • Director, 1997-2003
  • Cuban American Bar Foundation
    • President, 2005