Edward Eugene Wallace

Edward Eugene Wallace

Edward E. Wallace Law Firm
  • Products Liability
  • California
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Edward E. Wallace is a trial lawyer with Edward E. Wallace law Firm, where his practice focuses on complex litigation, disability insurance and qui tam.

Mr. Wallace began his legal career in San Francisco working for several small firms. He moved to Los Angeles to join the firm of Grace, Neumeyer & Otto where he specialized in products liability actions representing Nissan and General Motors, as well as other product manufacturers. Mr. Wallace joined Sedgwick, Detert & Arnold in Los Angeles and continued his work representing major corporations and insurance carriers in complicated products liability and personal injury actions, as well as insurance coverage matters.

Mr. Wallace joined the firm of Wilner Klein & Siegel (now Wilner Klein) in 1987 and became a shareholder in 1990. Mr. Wallace handled business litigation, insurance bad faith, personal injury, products liability; environmental contamination, attorney malpractice,àand professional liability involving real estate agents and insurance agents. Mr. Wallace left Wilner Klein and April 2005 to become a partner in Bereny & Wallace. He joined BILL DANIELS | LAW OFFICES in April 2009 and left to start his own practice in 2010.

Selected Verdicts and Settlements:

Represented Tosco Corporation against New Hampshire Ins. Company in a bad faith action for failure to provide defense or indemnity for Tosco as an additional insured. The court granted summary adjudication holding that the insurance company had a duty to defend and indemnify Tosco in the underlying action. In the subsequent bad faith trial the jury awarded $450,000 in compensatory damages and $18,200,000 in punitive damages. (The punitive damage award was subsequently reduced by the trial judge to $4,550,000.)

Represented a vendor in a fraud and breach of contract action against a major oil company which exercised an option to terminate a multi-year contract after only nine months. Settlement was $2,500,000.

Represented an attorney in a legal malpractice action seeking over $1,000,000 in carnages. Alter a three week jury trial defendant's motion for a directed verdict was granted at the conclusion of the evidence.

Represented a plaintiff in an action arising from the puncture of an underground storage tank at a service station, resulting in extensive soil contamination. Settlement was $800,000.

Represented multiple individual plaintiffs asserting fraud in the sale of Universal Life Insurance policies. Settlements were over $1,000,000 in total.

Practice Area
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Attorney Fee Disputes
  • Attorney Malpractice
  • Auto Accidents
  • Bus Accidents
  • Business Litigation
  • Construction Accidents
  • Disability Insurance Claim preparation
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Insurance coverage claims
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Personal Injuries
  • Premises Liability Accidents
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Slip and Fall Accidents
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
Professional Experience
Attorney
Edward E. Wallace Law Firm
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Results and experience are what sets us apart from other law firms. At the office of Edward E. Wallace, ESQ., we bring 30 years of experience to every case and will provide you with the best legal service that you deserve.
Associate
Bill Daniels | Law Offices
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His practice focuses on complex litigation, disability insurance and qui tam.
Partner
Bereny & Wallace
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Shareholder
Wilner Klein & Siegel (now Wilner Klein)
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Education
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Law Degree (1979)
California St Univ Chico
B.A. (1976)
Professional Associations
American Association for Justice
Member
Current
Los Angeles Superior Court
Voluntary Settlement Officer
- Current
California State Bar # 88268
Member
- Current
California State Bar
Mandatory Fee Arbitrator
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California State Bar
Special Counsel
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Website
Website
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Contact & Map
16133 Ventura Boulevard
Penthouse A
Encino, CA 91436
USA
Telephone: (877) 282-4432
Fax: (818) 332-4303