Kevin Whelan is senior counsel in Gordon & Rees's Environmental/Toxic Tort, Commercial Litigation and Insurance practice groups. He has represented and served as trial counsel for numerous business entities, asbestos defendants, product manufacturers and insurance companies and been responsible for case strategy and litigation from responsive pleadings through trial and appeal.
Mr. Whelan’s broad background in business law and commercial litigation includes representation of companies in contract and tort claims, copyright/ trademark claims and litigation, software licensing, class actions suits, bankruptcy claims, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty matters and employment related actions.
In addition to trial representation of numerous product manufacturers and asbestos defendants, Mr. Whelan’s trial practice includes obtaining defense verdicts for a national, top-three insurer against bad faith allegations, insurance agent/brokers against professional negligence, fraud and misrepresentation claims and a national medical product manufacturer against claims for breach of contract, breach of warranty and fraud.
He has resolved numerous matters prior to trial by way of successful motions for summary judgment and mediation or arbitration.
U.S. District Court, Central District of California