Kevin O’Brien practices in the area of insurance with a focus on complex insurance coverage, litigation and counseling, along with some insurance defense litigation. In the insurance coverage practice area, he handles complex first- and third-party coverage matters in both state and federal courts, including matters involving Commercial Property, Commercial General Liability (including construction defects and contractor’s liability), Condominium Property, Motor Truck Cargo, Marine Cargo, Dealer’s Open Lot, Garage Keepers Legal Liability, Truckers’ Liability, E&O, Law Enforcement Liability, Public Officers & Employees Liability, Jeweler’s Block and Homeowners insurance policies. He both represents and advises insurers on such matters, including providing coverage opinions and advice, assisting with Examinations Under Oath and representing insurers in coverage litigation.
Kevin is a North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission certified Superior Court Mediator.
Kevin also advises and represents insurance clients on defense of “bad faith” and unfair claims practices allegations. He has defended many professionals in professional liability actions. Kevin also monitors local counsel and litigation in various other states for the firm’s insurance clients. He has represented a pro bono client before the Supreme Court of Florida.
Prior to joining the firm, he served as a judicial extern for the Hon. Charles J. Kahn of Florida’s First District Court of Appeal.