Biographies

Tred Eyerly

Tred Eyerly

Director, Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert


Contact Info

Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert
1003 Bishop St., Ste. 1600
Pauahi Tower
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 531-8031

www.hawaiilawyer.com/index.php/


Background

Mr. Eyerly has accumulated a wide variety of litigation skills, having practiced in Alaska, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and now Hawaii. He started his career working for Alaska Legal Services in bush Alaska before moving to Anchorage, working primarily with Alaska Natives on subsistence, sovereignty, and land entitlement issues throughout the state. He then worked for Micronesian Legal Services on Saipan, representing under-privileged clients confronted with a variety of legal problems.  More recently, He has been in private practice both on Saipan and now in Honolulu, concentrating on insurance coverage and commercial litigation.  Examples of his work include:

Insurance Coverage: Represents both insurers and insureds on a variety of insurance coverage and bad faith issues. Maintains a Hawaii`i insurance coverage blog. Immediate past Chair of Hawaii Bar Association’s Insurance Coverage Section. Co-editor of ABA’s Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee’s website.

Business and Commercial Disputes: Handles a wide variety of commercial disputes regarding leases, patents, contracts, etc., through litigation, arbitration and mediation.

Personal Injury: Successfully works on numerous types of personal injury suits representing both plaintiffs and defendants in wrongful death, toxic tort, product defects, and general negligence matters.

Employment: Represents employers and employees in Title VII matters, wrongful termination, and employee discipline.

Appellate Practice: Has handled appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Hawaii Supreme Court, Alaska Supreme Court, and Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Supreme Court.

Class Actions: Involved in numerous class action suits involving the Voting Rights Act, unlawful termination of service by utility service, employment discrimination, and pursuit of land, subsistence, and sovereignty rights by Alaska Natives.