Jamil G. Daoud

Of Counsel


Jamil G. Daoud is of counsel and a business attorney practicing with Foley & Lardner LLP in its Estates & Trusts Practice. His practice includes tax, estate and wealth transfer planning, closely-held business planning, asset protection planning, and estate and trust administration. He is board-certified by The Florida Bar in wills, trusts, and estates.

Jamil regularly advises individuals and families regarding appropriate tax, estate planning, and asset protection arrangements to carry out their specific objectives. He provides counsel to corporate and individual fiduciaries regarding all facets of trust and estate administration, including audits with the Internal Revenue Service. He has extensive experience with the specialized needs of closely-held business owners and corporate executives, and has assisted many clients in successfully transferring family businesses from one generation to the next.


Jamil received his LL.M in taxation from the University of Florida Levin College of Law (2007). He earned his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law (J.D. cum laude, 2006). Jamil received his bachelor’s degree, with distinction, from Indiana University (B.S., 2003).

Admissions and Professional Memberships

Jamil is admitted to practice in Florida, Ohio, and before the United States Tax Court.

He is involved in the following professional organizations:

  • The Tampa Bay Estate Planning Council, member and board member
  • The Tampa Connection, class of 2013
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, member
  • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Hillsborough County Bar Association, member
  • Florida Bar Association, member
  • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar Association, member
  • Tax Section of the Florida Bar Association, member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, member
  • Florida Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Class II


In 2016, Jamil received an AV® Preeminent Peer Rating on Martindale Hubbell™. He has also been named to the Florida Super Lawyers – Rising Stars® 2015 - 2019 lists and the "Florida Trend Legal Elite Up & Comer" list by Florida Trend magazine (2019).

Publications and Presentations

  • Author, “Engage Millennials in Estate Planning,” The Estate Planner – A Newsletter for Estate Planning Practitioners (June 2017)
  • Co-author, “Estate and Tax Planning for Same-Sex Married Couples in Florida,” Hillsborough County Bar Association’s Magazine – Lawyer, Vol. 24, No. 4 (February 2014)
  • Presenter, “Next Steps…Succession Planning,” The Entrepreneurial Development Network (2010)
  • Presenter, “Federal Tax Update,” Dayton Bar Association's 2010 Annual Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Institute (2010)
  • Co-author, “Installment Sales to Grantor Trusts: Prop-Ups for Down Times,” Journal of Taxation of Investments, Vol. 26, No. 4 (Summer, 2009)
  • Presenter, “The Future of Federal Estate and Gift Taxes,” Miami Valley Estate Planning Council (2009)
  • Presenter, “Installment Sales to Grantor Trust: Prop-Ups for Down Times,” Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Law Committee of the Dayton Bar Association (2009)

Community Engagement

  • Metropolitan Ministries, volunteer
  • Bay Area Volunteer Lawyers Program, volunteer
  • Wills for Heroes, volunteer
  • Dayton History, former member of the Associate Board
  • Dayton Area Chapter of the American Red Cross, former member of the Associate Board
  • Young Lawyers Division of Dayton Bar Association, former chair of the 5 for the Kids 5K Run/Walk