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Overview

Kelvin provides clients critical strategy at a national level on matters of complex product liability and toxic tort.

Kelvin serves as national trial counsel and national coordinating counsel in state and federal courts from coast to coast. Kelvin has tried cases across the country and collaborates with medical, scientific and other subject-matter experts to assist clients in defending national portfolios of asbestos litigation claims. Kelvin’s knowledge of medicine and science is broad and deep. He works closely with experts who are leaders in fields of pathology, pulmonology, industrial hygiene, epidemiology, immunology and genetics, and he has particular interest and expertise in genetic-related cases and the science related thereto. Product manufacturers and distributors in construction, safety and automotive sectors are among those relying on his guidance. Kelvin has also argued in in the court of appeals on behalf of clients.

Kelvin’s more than 25 years of extensive experience in trial, litigation and appellate matters includes catastrophic injury, environmental issues, product liability and toxic torts, including advocating for clients regarding regulatory issues before the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Kelvin has experience with commercial litigation, contract disputes, leasing and construction defect disputes, real estate contracts, class action litigation, and trade secret and intellectual property matters.

Prior to making the United States his home, Kelvin practiced as a solicitor for the law firm of Freshfields, Bruckhaus, Deringer in London, England.


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Education

  • LL.M., Trinity Hall Cambridge
  • B.A., Churchill College, University of Cambridge
    • Law

Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
Experience
  • Served as national coordinating counsel for manufacturing and automotive clients.
  • Prepared and defended corporate representatives in depositions involving company's products at issue in national litigation.
  • Developed new experts for litigation.
  • Prepared medical and scientific experts for deposition and trial.
  • First chaired trials across the country.
Outside the Office

Kelvin enjoys both sport and theatre.

In addition to a lifelong interest in sport, Kelvin has a passion for theater and movies with his wife, a producer, and their daughters and friends. They also have two dogs, Alfie, a Black Lab, and Agnes, a Bracco Italiano.

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