Kerley Schaffer LLP

Edward Kerley

Managing Partner

Kerley Schaffer LLP

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Graduated from Claremont McKenna and USC Law School. My practice is focused on trial work. I have tried state and federal cases involving insurance fraud, various commercial disputes, insurance bad-faith, and wrongful termination. Prior to founding the firm, I held positions with law firms both in the U.S. and Middle East.

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Personal Injury Accidents, Animal Attacks, Aquatic Injuries, Automobile Accidents and Injuries, Automobile Negligence, Bicycle Accidents, Boating Accidents, Bodily Injury, Brain Injury, Bus Accidents, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Catastrophic Injury, Commercial Vehicle Liability, Dog Bites, Electrical Injury, Head Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries, Motorcycle Accidents, Neurolaw, Pedestrian Injuries, Personal Injury Appeals, Product Liability, Severe Burns, Sexual Abuse, Slip and Fall, Spinal Injury, Subway Accidents, Third Party Wrongful Death, Work Place Injury, Whiplash, Wrongful Death


  • California

Employment History

  • Managing Partner | Kerley Schaffer LLP

    2008 - 2020

    Kerley Schaffer LLP is a full-service law firm focused on personal injury and bad faith insurance claim disputes. Based in Oakland, we have 50 years of experience. We specialize in helping accident victims and customers mistreated by their insurance companies. We represent ordinary people who need extraordinary help. Insureds. Employees. Accident victims. We succeed by digging deeper, working harder, and never letting go. Decades of trial and appellate experience, plus a commitment to justice, add up to results for our clients. We sue insurers when they act in bad faith. We represent people injured in accidents. When we say “full service” we mean more than we do it all. We mean doggedness, aggressiveness, and excellence across the board.


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  • Oakland, California, Alameda County

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