(408) 241-1000


William E. Kennedy


I am a consumer protection attorney. I represent consumers in individual and class action litigation against banks, mortgage lenders, credit reporting agencies, car dealerships, debt collectors, etc.


  • University of Minnesota School of Law (Juris Doctor, Cum Laude) 1988
  • Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota (B.A.) 1985


  • National Association of Consumer Advocates (1994 – Present)
  • Consumer Attorneys of California

  • Santa Clara County Consumer Advisory Committee (1999 – 2000)

  • Consumer Advisory Committee of the State Bar of California (1996 – 1998)

Government Service

  • Councilmember, City Council, City of Santa Clara (2004-2012)


  • Eric and Nancy Wright Award, Katharine & George Alexander Community Law Center (2011)
  • Barrister of the Year, Santa Clara County Bar Association (1996)
  • Lois Kittle Award, Pro Bono Project Silicon Valley (for work initiating Lawyers in the Library Program) (2002)
  • Outstanding Attorney Volunteer, Volunteers in Parole (1997)

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