Oakland: 510-844-5100South Pasadena: 626-243-1100Orange: 714-823-4100San Diego: 760-274-2110Inland Empire: 909-581-6100

Edward J. Riffle


Mr. Riffle practices in the areas of professional liability and in general casualty litigation with a focus on professional, automobile, construction, premises and owner liability. His clients have included design professional firms, contractors, common/commercial carriers, business owners, government entities and similar businesses and individuals. For more information about Mr. Riffle’s practice areas, please call or email him at your convenience.


Lewis & Clark School of Law (J.D., 1997)

St. Mary’s College of California (B.A. Government, 1994)

Bar Admissions

California, 1998

Court Admissions

United States District Court, Central District of California, 1998

United States District Court, Northern District of California, 1998

United States District Court, Southern District of California, 2001

United States District Court, Eastern District of California, 2002

United States Army JAG Corps, Military Courts, 2004

Professional Memberships

State Bar of California

Pasadena Bar Association

Association of Southern California Defense Counsel

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Engineering Contractors Association

Professional Liability Underwriters Society

Association of Southern California Defense Counsel

U.S. Army JAG Corps

Recent Publications and Seminars

Mechanic’s Liens Law Changes

Discovery Under the Radar

Insurance and Liability Considerations in the Construction Industry

An End to Plaintiff Windfall Medical Damages – Only Amounts Paid or Incurred are Recoverable!

Federal Dollars, Participation Requirements and Prop 209: Bidder Beware

Professional Liability vs. General Liability

An Insurer’s Duty to Defend Extends to Claims that May Fall Outside the Policy

The Changing Face of Indemnity: Meaner and Uglier!

Practice Areas

  • Trial
  • Professional Liability
  • General Casualty Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Premises Liability

Telephone: 626-243-1100

Email: eriffle@ccmslaw.com

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