K&F’s first post-pandemic jury trial resulted in a $10.6 million verdict for the widow of a mesothelioma victim.

Edward J. Kelley III

  • Associate
Cleveland, OH


Kelley joined Kelley & Ferraro as an associate in 2016. He worked as a legal assistant and law clerk at Kelley & Ferraro while in college and law school from 2010 through 2016. Kelley graduated from Gilmour Academy in 2009, John Carroll University in 2013, and Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 2016 (magna cum laude). He was published as the Chief Managing Editor of The Cleveland State Law Review in 2016 and was a Regional Champion at the New York City Bar's 66th Annual National Moot Court Competition. Kelley has focused his practice on complex civil litigation and class actions.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2016

Areas Of Practice

  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Class Actions

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2016
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2017


  • Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D. - 2016
    • Honors: Moot Court Board of Governors
    • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
  • John Carroll University
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: Economics
  • Gilmour Academy

    Professional Associations and Memberships

    • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar, Member

    Past Employment Positions

    • Kelley & Ferraro, LLP, Legal Assistant
    • Kelley & Ferraro, LLP, Law Clerk

    Practice Areas

    $120 Million Settlement

    To 15,000 Asbestos Victims

    $20 Million Verdict


    $17 Million Verdict


    $8.2 Million Verdict


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