Kevin Underhill

Partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP

Kevin Underhill

Kevin Underhill

Partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP

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Kevin is an experienced litigator who joined Shook in 1993 and has practiced in its San Francisco office for over 15 years. He specializes in defending companies facing complex class-action litigation and has represented numerous clients in product-defect and consumer-fraud actions in California and elsewhere. Kevin’s expertise, strategy and legal writing has generated excellent results before, during and after trial, as well as on appeal. Kevin is an experienced appellate practitioner who has argued before the Eighth Circuit, the Ninth Circuit, the Missouri and California Courts of Appeal, and the California Supreme Court. He also assists the firm’s Public Policy Group with amicus briefing in California. Kevin is also a frequent speaker on topics such as consumer law, legal ethics and legal writing, among others.

Kevin is also a writer whose work has been featured in the San Francisco Chronicle, The Wall Street Journal, The Recorder and The Daily Journal, among others. He has been a contributor to Forbes.com, The Huffington Post and National Public Radio, among others. Kevin also writes about strange-but-true legal news on his legal-humor website, Lowering the Bar, which the ABA Journal selected for its “Blawg 100” list several years running before elevating it to the “Hall of Fame” in 2015.

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Managing Partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP

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Managing Partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP

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Managing Partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP

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Co-Chair, Class Actions & Complex Litigation Practice at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP

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Co-Chair, Data Security & Data Privacy Practice at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP

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Chair, Data & Discovery Strategies Practice at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP

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Partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
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Partner
1993 - Current

Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP provides legal services. The firm's practice areas include agriculture & food safety, antitrust & trade regulation, banking & financial services, corporate governance, business litigation, and environmental & health law. It was founded in 1889 and is located in Kansas City, MO.

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Prior - 2018

Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP provides legal services. The firm's practice areas include agriculture & food safety, antitrust & trade regulation, banking & financial services, corporate governance, business litigation, and environmental & health law. It was founded in 1889 and is located in Kansas City, MO.

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