Kevin T. McCarthy

Professional Profile
Kevin McCarthy focuses his practice in the areas of catastrophic personal injury, insurance, and professional, products, and transportation liability matters.

Kevin graduated summa cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law, where he was the class salutatorian, finishing second in his class. He was active in Moot Court competitions and a member of the academic honor program, the Dean Charles H. King Scholars. Kevin also served as a judicial extern at the 16th Judicial Circuit Court in Macomb County, Michigan.

During his undergrad studies at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania, Kevin played NCAA Division I varsity basketball and rowed for the varsity crew team. He was also an active member of the Student Athlete Council. 

Outside of his practice, Kevin enjoys visiting his hometown of Detroit, Michigan, and spending time outdoors hunting and fishing.

Law School
Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude
Class Ranking: 2nd
Charles H. King Scholars Program
100% Trustee Scholarship

Lehigh University, B.A.

United States District Court, District of Minnesota
North Dakota

Defense Research Institute (DRI)
     Commercial Litigation Committee Marketing Co-Chair
     Issues and Advocacy Committee, Artificial Intelligence Working Group
Leadership Saint Paul, Class of 2018
Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association (MDLA)
     New Lawyers Committee
     Law Student Mentor Program Outreach Coordinator
DRI Y.L. Committee
     Sponsorship Committee Vice Chair
     Commercial Litigation Committee Vice Liason
Minnesota State Bar Association
Ramsey County Bar Association
Wyoming State Bar Association

Jurisprudence Awards in Securities Regulation, Advocacy, and Moot Court Class

Seminars & Publications
Presenter, DRI Business Litigation Super Conference, “Preparing to Defend Your Client in a 30(b)(6) Deposition” (May 2019)

Panelist, USLAW Fall Conference, "Blockchain Technology - What You Need to Know for Your Business" (September 2018)

Co-presenter, EC Defense Network Webinar Series, "Consequences of a Wrongful Refusal to Defend" (July 2018)

Author, Brief of Amicus Curiae on Behalf of the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association in Uptown Drink, LLC v. David Lee Henson, et al., discussing the continued viability of the doctrine of primary assumption of the risk

Author, “Unanswered Legal Issues: Blockchain ‘Smart Contracts,’” For the Defense, DRI (March 2018)