LOS ANGELES (September 07, 2021) – Tyson & Mendes LLP announced the addition of Kevin P. McNamara as a partner to represent clients in catastrophic personal injury defense, commercial vehicle litigation, premises liability litigation, and general liability litigation to the firm’s Los Angeles office.
McNamara brings more than 20 years of experience advising insurers on their duties under general liability, excess, umbrella, pollution, property, and auto insurance policies. His extensive practice includes representing trucking companies and other commercial enterprises in personal injury litigation. He also has vast experience in all phases of ERISA litigation in all California Federal Courts.
“Kevin’s deep litigation expertise further bolsters our growing Los Angeles office and will be a valuable asset for our clients,” said Tyson & Mendes Strategic Managing Partner Robert Tyson. “His breadth of experience handling catastrophic personal injury defense, commercial vehicle litigation, premises liability litigation, and general liability litigation aligns with areas where we are seeing increasing client demand, and we welcome his expertise to our team.”
McNamara served as regional managing partner of Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP in Los Angeles before joining Tyson & Mendes. He has tried numerous bench and jury trials to verdict, argued before the California Court of Appeal and successfully disposed of cases by way of motion of summary judgement.
Active in his professional community, McNamara is a member of the California Bar and admitted to practice before the United States District Court of the Central, Southern, Northern and Eastern Districts of California as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
McNamara obtained his Bachelor of Arts in sociology from University of California, Berkeley, and his Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University School of Law where he graduated cum laude.
With 14 nationwide offices serving 17 states, Tyson & Mendes is one of the country’s fastest growing civil defense firms. For more information and to view career opportunities, visit www.tysonmendes.com.
About Tyson & Mendes LLP
Tyson & Mendes LLP is a nationwide, AV-rated litigation firm specializing in insurance defense. Founded in 2002, firm principals trial attorneys Robert Tyson and Patrick Mendes have grown the firm to 200 attorneys defending corporations, insurance companies and their clients in civil litigation matters throughout Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin. The firm is most widely recognized for winning the landmark Howell v. Hamilton Meats California Supreme Court case, which forever changed the state’s litigation landscape by significantly impacting the damages a plaintiff may recover. Robert Tyson is also the author of the Amazon Bestseller Nuclear Verdicts: Defending Justice for All, the first playbook for the defense on how to avoid runaway jury verdicts. For more information, visit www.tysonmendes.com.