Hawwi W. Edao



Hawwi W. Edao is an associate and litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP, based in the firm’s Miami office, and is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice.

Hawwi was a summer associate with Foley and a recipient of the firm’s Diversity Fellowship award, which recognizes summer associates that show a commitment to diversity and inclusion as well as outstanding leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.

Prior to joining the firm, Hawwi served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Robert N. Scola, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Hawwi was also a student attorney in the Children and Youth Law Clinic where she represented children in foster care and former foster youth in civil legal matters concerning dependency, education and immigration.


  • University of Miami, School of Law, Coral Gables, FL (J.D., cum laude, 2020)
    • Managing editor, University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review
    • Dean’s Certificate of Achievement Award, Torts and Children & Youth Law Clinic II
    • Class governor, The Florida Bar YLD Law Student Division
    • Member, Black Law Students Association
    • Study abroad: International Business Law Program, Instituto de Empresa, Madrid, Spain
  • University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL (B.S., 2017)
    • Public Health
    • President’s Scholar
    • Finalist, Vice President’s Award for Service
    • Resident assistant and diversity chair, Housing & Residential Life


  • Florida


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