Brendalyn Edwards currently serves as Senior Managing Associate General Counsel for Universal Property & Casualty Insurance Company where she manages a group responsible for litigating civil matters on behalf of one of the largest private homeowners’ insurance company in Florida.
Prior to joining Universal, Brendalyn served as the Acting Director of Gaming Enforcement for the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Justice, where she managed and supervised all functions of the governmental entity responsible for enforcing the casino laws of the territory. She has also previously served as General Counsel to the Broward County Supervisor of Elections and Assistant General Counsel for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida. In these capacities, she has provided counsel to elected officials regarding contracts, employment disputes, and administrative matters.
Brendalyn is an active member of several voluntary bar associations and is a Past President of the Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association. She has also formerly served as a member of the board of directors for the Broward County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section, Miami-Dade Florida Association for Women Lawyers, and the Dade County Bar Association.
In addition to her local voluntary bar leadership activities, Brendalyn currently serves on the Florida Bar’s the Seventeenth Circuit UPL Committee "A", the Civil Procedure Rules Committee, the Small Claims Rules Committee, and the Government Advocacy Committee.
Brendalyn is a graduate of Florida State University College of Law and she received her B.A. from George Washington University.