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Jacqueline Scott Corley

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Jackie represents individuals, private entities and governments in a wide variety of trial and appellate matters, with a particular focus on practice in the federal courts.

Career Highlights

Jackie Scott Corley’s law practice includes both trial and appellate litigation, with particular emphasis on practice in the federal courts. She represents both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of civil litigation, including wage and hour class actions, trademark, defamation, and civil rights and has recently represented several attorneys sued because of the exercise of their First Amendment rights. Ms. Corley also serves as a court-appointed mediator and early neutral evaluator for the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Program at the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, and provides mediation and evaluator services in federal civil rights, employment, ERISA, insurance and personal injury disputes.

Prior to joining Kerr & Wagstaffe in 2009, Ms. Corley served more than 11 years as a law clerk to the Honorable Charles R. Breyer of the Northern District of California. During her tenure at the district court she also assisted with more than 20 cases submitted to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Prior to her clerkship, she was a litigation associate at Coblentz, Patch Duffy & Bass LLP in San Francisco and Goodwin, Procter & Hoar LLP in Boston. Right after law school she clerked for the Honorable Robert E. Keeton on the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Ms. Corley is a member of the state bar of California, and admitted to practice in all California state and federal courts, as well as the Eastern District of Texas. She is a member of the California Bar Association and the Bar Association of San Francisco, and elected member of the Edward J. McFetrige Inn of Court.

She graduated with high honors from U.C. Berkeley with a B.A. in History and in 1991 received her J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where she served as an editor and the Article Chair of the Harvard Law Review, and was a legal writing and research instructor for first year students. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and two teenaged children.

Current Client Highlights

  • Defeated preliminary injunction motion in a defamation/unfair competition lawsuit involving a YouTube video
  • Successfully prosecuted a federal court trademark infringement action for a publicly-traded corporation
  • Representing a human rights attorney being sued for malicious prosecution in federal court by a multi-national corporation
  • Defending in the Court of Appeal, 1st Appellate District, a San Francisco Superior Court bench trial judgment and several thousand dollar fee award.

Other Legal Experience

  • Litigation Associate, Coblentz, Cahen, McCabe & Breyer, 1994-1997
  • Litigation Associate, Goodwin, Procter & Hoar LLP, Boston, MA, 1992-1994
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Robert E. Keeton, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 1991-1992

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1991 • Harvard Law Review, 1989-1991
  • B.A., University of California at Berkeley with High Honors, 1988

Professional Activities

  • Member, Edward J. McFetridge American Inn of Court
  • Panelist, Byrne Judicial Clerkship Conference, Pepperdine School of Law, Malibu, CA, March 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Presenter, Northern District of California Law Clerk Orientation, Sep. 2000-present

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