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Samuel Kugbei


Samuel Kugbei, a partner based in the Hollywood office of the firm, specializes in a wide spectrum of general liability insurance defense, with a particular emphasis on premises liability and automobile-related cases.

Born in Sierra Leone, Samuel's upbringing spanned diverse locations including England, Syria, and Miami, Florida. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Miami School of Business in 2009, and in 2013, he earned his Juris Doctor degree with honors from the University of Miami School of Law.

Practice Areas: 

Admitted to Practice:

  • Florida State Courts, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2015


  • University of Miami School of Law, Juris Doctorate, cum laude, 2013
    • Dean's Merit Scholarship
    • Dean’s List
    • Dean’s Certificate of Achievement in the Miami Innocence Clinic
    • Fourth Best Brief - Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition 2013, Rocky Mountain Regionals
    • Research Assistant, Professor Sarah Mourer
    • Judicial Intern, Honorable Adalberto Jordan in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida 
  • University of Miami School of Business, Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Management and Organization, 2009
    • JF Pearson Scholarship
    • Provost’s Honor Roll
    • Dean’s List 

Professional Affiliations: 

  • American Bar Association
  • Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity Incorporated 

Honors and Awards:

  • The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, 2023-2024, Listed in Florida for Product Liability Litigation - Defendants


  • Arabic