About: Kevin Calcagnie

Kevin F. Calcagnie is a partner in the Newport Beach office of Robinson Calcagnie Robinson Shapiro Davis‚ Inc.‚ specializing in civil litigation with an emphasis in products liability. He was one of the lead attorneys representing the County of Los Angeles in its suit against several tobacco manufacturers‚ which resulted in a settlement under which the County will receive approximately $3.3 billion dollars over 25 years. Kevin has three decades of experience in automotive products liability litigation relating to fuel system design‚ rollover protection‚ structural crashworthiness‚ dynamic stability and occupant restraint systems. He also has a broad range of experience in mass tort litigation involving pharmaceuticals‚ medical devices and other defective products‚ in both federal Multi-District Litigation (MDL) and California Coordinated Proceedings (JCCP). Kevin has also represented a number of clients in connection with commercial and military aviation accidents‚ including crashes involving EgyptAir‚ Alaska Airlines‚ Pan Am‚ U.S. Marine Corps helicopters and ultralight aircraft. He is an adjunct professor at the University of California‚ Irvine School of Law‚ and has been a frequent lecturer and writer on topics related to civil litigation for a number of organizations‚ including the American Bar Association‚ the Practicing Law Institute‚ the American Association for Justice‚ the Orange County Bar Association‚ the Western Trial Lawyers Association‚ the Consumer Attorneys of California‚ the Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association‚ the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association‚ the Montana Trial Lawyers Association and the Continuing Education of the Bar. He is also a member of the Executive Council of the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at California State University Fullerton‚ as well as a member of the Council’s Advisory Board‚ and is a Founding Fellow of the Orange County Bar Foundation Society of Fellows.

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