Gregory Dell received his B.S./B.A. in Accounting at Washington University in St. Louis and his J.D. from Benjamin Cardozo School of Law in New York City. Following law school, Mr. Dell spent several years developing his trial skills as an Assistant State Attorney in Broward County Florida, where he handled thousands of criminal cases and participated in more than 50 jury trials.
After joining Dell & Schaefer, Mr. Dell easily transitioned into the civil arena and dedicated his legal career to fighting for the rights of individuals against insurance companies. He has litigated against every major disability insurance company throughout the country. In 2006, Mr. Dell was selected by the nation's largest legal publication company (Thomson Reuters) to author a treatise on long-term disability insurance law. The book is published each year and is intended to be used as an authoritative source on disability insurance law by attorneys and judges. Mr. Dell's articles on long-term disability benefits have appeared in nationwide publications. Mr. Dell has received recognition from Superlawyers and Best Lawyers in the field of Insurance Law and Employee benefits. Mr. Dell lectures nationwide on the topic of disability insurance law.
Mr. Dell is admitted to the Florida, District of Colombia, Massachusetts, Texas, and New York State Bar Associations, as well as multiple federal district courts throughout the nation. At a national level, Mr. Dell is a member of the American Association for Justice (formerly known as Association of Trial Lawyers of America), Vice Chair person of the American Bar Association Health and Disability Insurance Law Committee. Mr. Dell is the founder of the Attorneys Dell & Schaefer Charitable Foundation, a not for profit organization which was formed to promote health and safety in our communities to improve lives of individuals.
Outside the practice of law, Mr. Dell is a husband and father of three boys. Mr. Dell believes that exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, and while some may say he takes exercise to an extreme, his dedication and commitment is demonstrated by his completion of the Ironman Florida triathlon, 5 Half-Ironman triathlons, and multiple marathons including New York City, Chicago and San Diego.
Languages spoken: Spanish, English
Hourly ($450-650/hour), contingent (10-40%)
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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2009||10/19/2015|
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2000||09/08/2015|
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Gregory’s comment: “AVVO shows that I have a disciplinary violation, which I did from an advertising violation of my firm. In 2005, the criminal division hired an advertising company to fly a banner with the phone number 1-800-Not Guilty. The Florida bar determined it to be a violation because it did not have the name of our law firm on the banner and our principal office location. As the managing partner, I assumed responsibility and attended a three hour advertising workshop as my punishment.”
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Best Lawyers||U.S. News||2013|
|Employee Benefits||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Client Distinction Award||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|Super Lawyer - Employee Benefits||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Assistant District Attorney||Office Of State Attorney, Broward County||2000 - 2003|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Health and Disability Insurance Law Committee||Vice Chair Person||2011 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||N/A||2003 - Present|
|Prudential Ordered to Reverse Disability Insurance Denial to Timeshare Salesperson in Hawaii||Claimants Wins Reinstatement of LTD Benefits|
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|Thomson West publication||Disability Insurance Law||2007|
|Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2000|
|Washington University School of Law||Accounting||BS - Bachelor of Science||1997|
|Conference on Litigating Disability Insurance Claims||Disability Claims||2013|
|Nationwide Videocast||Disability Law From Start To Finish||N/A|