Doug Ede

Doug Ede is the Managing Attorney of the Litigation Department at Schiller, Kessler & Gomez, PLC. With more than 50 jury and non-jury trials in both state and federal courts, as well as appellate experience before the First, Third, and Fourth District Courts of Appeal, Mr. Ede is one of the “go-to” trial lawyers in Florida. Mr. Ede personally represented the Miami Heat President, Pat Riley, through two weeks of jury trial of a real estate development matter resulting in the resolution and dismissal of the case involving claimed damages in excess of $20,000,000. In his over 28 years’ experience as an attorney in Florida, Mr. Ede has represented individuals and businesses, including Fortune 500 companies, in the areas of wrongful death, personal injury, alcoholic beverage industry litigation, complex commercial litigation, ADA claims, labor, administrative and municipal actions, first party insurance claims, admiralty and maritime, construction litigation, and complex commercial transactions. Mr. Ede has a list of trial successes and a reputation built on being a meticulous and relentless advocate for his clients large and small. He has received the highest rating an attorney can reach by Martindale Hubbell and is AV® Rated. Mr. Ede has also testified in state and federal courts as an expert witness on the issue of attorney’s fees. Further, Mr. Ede was certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Circuit Civil Mediator in 2008.

Practice Areas

  • Wrongful Death
  • Personal Injury
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Wage and Hour Claims
  • Labor Claims
  • Hospitality Law
  • Insurance Claims
  • Property and Casualty Claims
  • Claims under Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Complex Business Disputes
  • Admirality and Maritime Claims
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Dental Malpractice
  • Legal Practice


  • J.D., Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad School of Law
  • M.B.A., Barry University
  • B.S., Finance, Florida State University

Our Locations

Ft. Lauderdale Office

7501 W. Oakland Park Blvd.
Second Floor
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33319
Main Office

Palm Beach Office

The Forum – Penthouse 1000
1665 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
By Appointment Only

Miami Office

9100 S. Dadeland Blvd.
Suite 400
Miami, FL 33156
By Appointment Only

Stuart Office

900 S. Federal Highway
Suite 100
Stuart, FL 34994

Ft. Myers Office

1415 Dean Street
Suite 102
Fort Myers, FL 33901
By Appointment Only

Orlando Office

37 N. Orange Ave.
Suite 500
Orlando, FL 32801
By Appointment Only

Melbourne Office

1290 W. Eau Gallie Blvd.
Melbourne, FL 32935
By Appointment Only