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Kevin E. Whelan

Senior Counsel

(949) 255-6961
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Orange County
2211 Michelson Drive
Suite 400
Irvine, CA 92612


Los Angeles
633 West Fifth Street
52nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071


San Diego
101 W. Broadway
Suite 2000
San Diego, CA 92101


Education

J.D., Creighton University School of Law

B.A., Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara

 

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.

Admissions

California
U.S. District Court, Central District of California

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Contact

(949) 255-6961

kwhelan@grsm.com


Offices

Orange County

Los Angeles

San Diego

Education

J.D., Creighton University School of Law

B.A., Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara

 

Kevin E. Whelan

Senior Counsel

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Biography

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.

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California
U.S. District Court, Central District of California

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