Kevin provides decisive litigation results for private money lenders (and related entities/funds), private equity vehicles, note/trust deed investors, and developers (who are often borrowers and guarantors) in disputes involving real estate and loans secured by real estate – primarily related to commercial (office, retail, industrial), multi-family, and raw land.
He has represented client in numerous matters, including:
- Real estate secured financing disputes (borrower/guarantor liability; foreclosure and one-action/anti-deficiency; receivership; title, deed of trust, & lien priority issues)
- Member/manager/partner conflicts
- Commercial lease & purchase/option disputes
Kevin also represents mid-market companies across many industries in business litigation featuring: ownership/management rights; asset based loans; derivative claims; dissolution; contracts; fraud; alter ego liability; and intellectual property (trade secrets/trademarks).
Deep Trial and Arbitration Experience
Courtroom experience sets Kevin apart. For almost 16 years he has focused entirely on litigation. In fact, he won his first trial the day he was sworn in as an attorney. Three years later, he won his first appeal, and he has served as lead counsel in trial, appeal, and arbitration proceedings ever since. His experience allows him to effectively "diagnose" a dispute and leverage a favorable settlement or secure victory at trial. Kevin believes that business objectives should always drive litigation strategy, and he strives to safeguard and enhance his clients' profitability.
Appellate Remedies for "Broken" Cases
Kevin has a reputation for repairing cases that have suffered unfortunate results at the trial court level. He is frequently retained as appellate counsel to get unfavorable lower court rulings reversed at the court of appeal.