Robert S. Kahn - Senior Counsel

Robert S. Kahn is Senior Counsel in Tyson & Mendes’ Orange County office with over 16 years of experience. His practice focuses on business and contract disputes, automobile accidents, wrongful termination, and premises liability.

Before joining Tyson & Mendes, he spent several years as in-house counsel, delivering pragmatic and insightful litigation strategy to various litigation matters and employment counseling, setting up human resources processes for his corporate-clients, and defending his clients in various litigation matters. He was also responsible for a wide variety of business agreements and corporate documents. In his past roles as a litigation associate, he defended clients in various civil and criminal matters.

Recently, Mr. Kahn defended a property owner in trial and obtained a defense verdict against plaintiffs in a habitability lawsuit in Los Angeles County. As corporate counsel, he partnered with his clients to make sure their requirements made legal sense and provided pragmatic business solutions, ensuring his clients recognized the value proposition for the legal work undertaken. As an example, Mr. Kahn served as Corporate Counsel and Manager of the Legal and HR Services Departments at MMC-HR, LLC, regularly consulting with the company’s clients on human resource best practices, as well as managing the firm’s general legal issues. Mr. Kahn has also served as general counsel for several firms, including a privately held manufacturing company which generated approximately $100 million in yearly revenue and employed approximately 350 individuals nationwide. Mr. Kahn understands his clients and their businesses, and offers invaluable legal advice which reflects the goals of each client’s ventures.

A native of Chicago, Mr. Kahn has resided in California for more than 25 years. He obtained his law degree from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles after receiving his bachelor’s degree in Law & Society from the University of California at Santa Barbara. Mr. Kahn is currently admitted to the bar in the State of California, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the United States District Court, Central District of California.

Mr. Kahn is married and enjoys spending his down time cooking with his children and family, watching movies, and reading books.

Recent Posts

Defendant Admits Fender Bender; Jury Awards Plaintiffs 1/10th of Demand

Daily Journal – May 25, 2022

A San Diego jury awarded only $12,100 of a plaintiffs $1.3 million demand in a fender bender trial that went forward after the defendant apologized, offered to cover all the medical expenses, accepted full responsibility for the collision, and the only injuries were soft tissue damage…

Tyson & Mendes Achieves Defense Verdict in Alleged $1.3 Million Fender Bender Trial

SAN DIEGO (May 20, 2022) – Nationwide civil litigation defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP announced today a defense verdict victory in a car accident case in which a Los Angeles jury awarded a fraction of the plaintiff’s $1.3 million demand at trial.

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