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Kevin is an associate in FDPK’s Unfair Insurance Practices and Consumer Fraud class action practice groups. As part of both teams, Kevin represents insurance policyholders and consumers in class action lawsuits that challenge illegal and unfair business practices as well as false advertising, fraud, and breach of warranty.
Kevin earned his B.A. summa cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh, where he was inducted into the Golden Key International Honour Society, an invitation extended to the top 15 percent of undergraduates at certain universities. He then went on to attend the University of Pittsburgh School of Law as a Dean’s Scholarship recipient, earning his J.D. cum laude.
During law school, Kevin capitalized on every opportunity to sharpen his legal research and writing skills. In addition to graduating with honors, Kevin received a CALI Excellence for the Future Award for the highest grade in a Constitutional Law seminar, and achieved two publications:
Kevin was a Research Assistant to Professor Pat K. Chew, a Legal Writing Teaching Assistant for Professor Ann Sinsheimer, and Managing Editor of the law review, Journal of Law and Commerce.
Kevin honed his oral advocacy skills by competing in numerous local and national competitions. He won 1st place in the 2014 Appellate Moot Court Competition, 2nd place in both appellate and mock trial competitions, and was recognized as having a “top ten” brief in a national competition. In recognition of his accomplishments, Kevin was inducted into The Order of Barristers, a national honor society limited to those who demonstrate exceptional skill in trial advocacy, oral advocacy, and brief writing.
Prior to joining FDPK, Kevin served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Dan Pellegrini of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania for a two-year term. Throughout his clerkship, Kevin gained invaluable insight and experience as to how courts analyze and resolve disputes. With these insights, Kevin understands how to most effectively advocate for his clients.
Kevin worked at large regional law firms, dealing primarily with oil and gas ownership interests as well as commercial and employment matters. He externed for both Neighborhood Legal Services Association and the Honorable Mary Jane Bowes of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.
Kevin is a native of Pittsburgh and currently resides in the Shadyside area. In his free time, he enjoys brewing beer with his wife, learning Japanese, and playing piano and chess.
Kevin is admitted to practice law before the courts of Pennsylvania.