Daveed Lift is a partner at Gray, Rust, St. Amand, Moffett & Brieske. Since joining the firm, Daveed has expanded the scope of his practice to include pre-litigation issues including relating to coverage, pre-suit time-limited demands and evaluating claims in addition to in-suit defense against those claims throughout the litigation process. Daveed has defended both first- and third-party coverage from lawsuit initiation through trial in State, Superior, and Federal Courts, and treats all cases with the same vigilance regardless of the nature or extent of coverage. Daveed is also a member of GDLA and DRI and has presented to insurance adjusters with regard to time-limited demands and bad faith.
Prior to joining the firm, Daveed worked for a civil litigation firm focused on automobile negligence and litigation where he also gained experience in litigation from claimant perspectives.
Daveed received his bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Georgia State University in 2009. He received his Juris Doctor from Syracuse University College of Law in 2014. During his third year of law school, Daveed was heavily involved in the Children’s Rights and Family Law Clinic, where he represented clients before the Family Court and gained valuable courtroom and trial experience. Daveed also completed the educational requirements to obtain a certificate in the National Security and Counterterrorism curricular program. Throughout law school, Daveed was also an active member of the Jewish Law Student Association and Alternative Dispute Resolution Society.
Daveed is originally from New Jersey but has been a resident of Atlanta since 2001 and is an avid fan of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta Hawks. While away from the office, Daveed enjoys spending time with his wife and two small children, working out, and enjoying events around the City of Atlanta.