About Us

E. Elizabeth Dabbs, Esq. - Partner

Liza Dabbs has worked exclusively in the employee benefits field since graduating from Columbia University School of Law in 1998. Liza's practice is based in metro Atlanta, where she has been a member of the employee benefits departments of two large national law firms as well as a partner in a boutique firm. In 2007, Liza founded Dabbs Law Firm to establish a more efficient business structure and better meet her clients' needs.

Prior to law school, Liza attended Duke University, graduating with Distinction in Economics in 1995. She has been an active member of the State Bar of Georgia since 1998.

Susan L. Dahline, Esq - Of Counsel

Susie Dahline has practiced law since 2006, focusing on the area of employee benefits and executive compensation since 2008. She has worked with a wide variety of clients (privately-held, publicly-held, and non-profit organizations) in all aspects of employee benefits law, including qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, health and welfare plans, fringe benefits, and executive compensation matters. Prior to joining Dabbs Law Firm in 2016, Susie was an attorney at law firms in Syracuse, New York and New York City as well as at the Office of the General Counsel at the District of Columbia Office of Administrative Hearings in Washington, D.C. Susie has also served as a columnist and editorial advisor for the Journal of Pension Benefits.


Jessica P. Gaines - Paralegal

Jessica has served as Paralegal for Dabbs Law Firm since 2013. Prior to joining the firm, Jessica supported organizations from many different industries - from a multi-national consumer electronics company to a non-profit history museum - providing a variety of administrative functions. Her experience is diverse, including concentrations in human resource management, administration, operations, marketing, and sales. As a result of these work experiences, Jessica is a highly organized individual with a keen eye for details and superb research skills.