504-524-8556 (New Orleans)
Asbestos Defense; Toxic Tort Defense; Product Liability Defense; Insurance Defense; Environmental Litigation; Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM); Oil & Gas Law
Awards & Recognition:
Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated
Louisiana Law Faculty Scholarship, 1986
Louisiana State University, J.D., 1986
St. Norbert College, B.A., 1983
Bar and Court Admissions:
U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana
Louisiana State Bar Association
Massachusetts State Bar Association
New Orleans Bar Association
American Bar Association
Louisiana State Bar Association, Pro Bono Publico Award, 2017
Louisiana Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year, Pro Bono Project, 2015
Wills for Heroes
Rebuilding Together New Orleans
Kevin has over 30 years of experience defending clients in the area of asbestos defense litigation. He has significant experience representing manufacturers, suppliers, contractors, and premise owners and has successfully defended thousands of claims throughout the State of Louisiana. He has been actively engaged in asbestos litigation in Arkansas, California, Mississippi, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Texas, and West Virginia. He provides local counsel in other jurisdictions with information about the client, strategies and defenses, coordination of written discovery, attending corporate depositions, assisting with discovery, expert witnesses, trial preparation, and settlement discussions. Kevin understands the complexities of mass tort litigation and is well-versed in working with prominent experts including industrial hygienists, toxicologists, pathologists, pulmonary physicians, human factor experts, epidemiologists, and economists. He is familiar with working on individual claims as well as cases involving multiple claimants and can offer a reduction in litigation costs through cost sharing arrangements.
He has effectively defended clients in other toxic tort litigation, including silica, NORM, welding fumes, paint spray, and vinyl chloride. He has defended manufacturers of janitorial supplies, pharmaceutical products, tools, and respiratory protective devices.
Kevin has been successful in representing a variety of clients in litigation involving products liability, trucking, and insurance defense.
With extensive trial, appellate, and alternative dispute resolution experience, Kevin is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts of Louisiana.
Kevin is also actively involved in giving back to the community through his participation in the Rebuilding Together program in New Orleans and in the Wills for Heroes program sponsored by the Louisiana State Bar Association.