Edmund K. Saffery
Edmund K. Saffery
  • Partner

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As a partner in Goodsill’s litigation group, Ed concentrates his practice in the areas of insurance (coverage/bad faith defense), commercial litigation, financial services and lender liability litigation, real estate and title insurance, public contracts, construction litigation, professional malpractice defense, trust and estate litigation, and product liability.


  • Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1992
  • University of Hawaii, Manoa, Hawaii
    • B.A. - 1989
    • Honors: Highest Honors
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Honors: Phi Kappa Phi

Bar Admissions

  • Hawaii, 1992
  • U.S. District Court District of Hawaii, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Professional Associations

  • USLaw Firm Association
  • Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Chair, Kapiolani Community College, Paralegal Program Advisory Board
  • Board of Directors, Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
  • Board of Directors, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Hawaii Chapter
  • Member, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel

Practice Areas:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Insurance Litigation And Coverage
  • Professional Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate and Construction Litigation
  • Trust and Estate Litigation and Controversy


  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2023
  • Chambers USA, 2017
  • Super Lawyers, 2023