Clay A. Edwards >> Partner firstname.lastname@example.org
CLAY EDWARDS is a partner who has been with the firm since 1995. He is licensed in both Kentucky and Indiana. He practices insurance defense litigation and trial work primarily in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, premises liability, workers’ compensation, product liability and insurance coverage. Clay has tried numerous cases to verdict as lead counsel for physicians and other medical care providers throughout Kentucky and Indiana. He has successfully argued appellate cases before the Kentucky Court of Appeals, Kentucky Supreme Court and United States Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Clay has also served as a frequent speaker to physicians groups in the areas of risk management and medical malpractice litigation. He was recently named a 2012 Kentucky Super Lawyer in the area of medical malpractice defense. In addition, he was also recognized in the 2012 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. He graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Arts degree and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Louisville School of Law, where he was Executive Editor for the law review. Clay is married and has two boys. In addition, he has previously served on the Board of Directors for both the Cabbage Patch Settlement House and Exploited Children’s Help Organization.
University of Louisville School of Law, Louisville, Kentucky. Awarded degree of Juris Doctor, 1995. Activities and Honors: Executive Editor, University of Louisville Journal of Family Law, 1994; Member, Journal of Law and Education, 1993; Regional Finalist, Mock Trial Competition, 1995; Kentucky Council on Higher Education, 1992-1994; Dean’s List; Inaugural Recipient, Maurice Warns Employment Law Award. University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky. Awarded degree of Bachelor of Arts, 1991.
Attorney at Law, O’Bryan, Brown & Toner, PLLC, Louisville, Kentucky, October 1995-present. Insurance defense litigation and trial work including the following areas: medical malpractice, personal injury, premises liability, workers’ compensation, product liability and insurance coverage.
The Supreme Court of Kentucky
The Supreme Court of Indiana
United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
Northern District of Indiana
Southern District of Indiana
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Evaluating Consistency Via the Process of Disclosure: University of Louisville Journal of Family Law, Summer 1995. Sailing Uncertain Seas – Developments in Workers’ Compensation Law,” (with Mark E. Hammond) Bench & Bar, March, 2000.
Kentucky Bar Association Indiana Bar Association Louisville Bar Association Kentucky Defense Counsel Kentucky Hospital Association
Honors and Awards
From 2012 – present he has been named a Kentucky Super Lawyer…
In addition, he has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America.