Kevin Place

Partner

“Knowing we have the strength and skills to prevail at trial, I can approach each case as if it was going to trial – this places clients in the most advantageous position possible.”

Kevin Place

Partner

777 S. Figueroa Street, Suite 4250, Los Angeles, CA 90017
T: 213.437.4000 F: 213.437.4011


As a litigator, Kevin has tried over 20 jury trials, in addition to numerous bench trials and binding arbitrations.

Experienced in Managing Insurance Defense Claims

A former managing attorney with Liberty Mutual Insurance Company staff counsel, Kevin specializes in representing clients in wrongful death, premises liability, products liability, automobile accidents, construction accidents, toxic tort and asbestos cases.

Protecting California Employers

Kevin regularly handles employment practices liability insurance matters in cases involving discrimination, wrongful termination, sexual harassment and other employment-related allegations.

Securing Defense Verdicts in California Courts

His trial victories include defense verdicts for an Orange County structural engineering firm in a wrongful termination lawsuit alleging violations of California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), a stucco materials manufacturer in an asbestos exposure case, Denny’s Restaurant in a San Bernardino premises liability action, food products liability case against Panda Inn, and a San Bernardino bad faith action.

  • Former Deputy Probation Counselor with the Orange County Probation Department
  • Former managing attorney for Liberty Mutual Insurance staff counsel
  • United States Air Force Reserves 1984-1989

Overview

As a litigator, Kevin has tried over 20 jury trials, in addition to numerous bench trials and binding arbitrations.

Experienced in Managing Insurance Defense Claims

A former managing attorney with Liberty Mutual Insurance Company staff counsel, Kevin specializes in representing clients in wrongful death, premises liability, products liability, automobile accidents, construction accidents, toxic tort and asbestos cases.

Protecting California Employers

Kevin regularly handles employment practices liability insurance matters in cases involving discrimination, wrongful termination, sexual harassment and other employment-related allegations.

Securing Defense Verdicts in California Courts

His trial victories include defense verdicts for an Orange County structural engineering firm in a wrongful termination lawsuit alleging violations of California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), a stucco materials manufacturer in an asbestos exposure case, Denny’s Restaurant in a San Bernardino premises liability action, food products liability case against Panda Inn, and a San Bernardino bad faith action.

Experience

  • Former Deputy Probation Counselor with the Orange County Probation Department
  • Former managing attorney for Liberty Mutual Insurance staff counsel
  • United States Air Force Reserves 1984-1989

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Education

  • Western State University College of Law, J.D., 1993
  • University of California, Irvine, B.A., 1988

Admission

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Languages

  • Japanese

Memberships

  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • Japanese American Bar Association