Kevin Coles defends consumer class actions. He represents consumer product manufacturers and retailers in matters involving state unfair practices statutes, including California’s False Advertising Law, Consumer Legal Remedies Act and Unfair Competition Law. He also has trial experience defending clients against claims brought under California’s Proposition 65.
Kevin maintains an active pro bono practice, focusing on civil rights actions. He tried a Section 1983 case on behalf of a prisoner of Pelican Bay State Prison and currently represents a class of detainees seeking to improve the conditions of their confinement in U.S. Border Patrol custody.
A gifted musician, Kevin earned his bachelor’s degree in orchestral performance, summa cum laude, with a minor in history from Arizona State University and his master’s degree from the University of Akron. In 2010, Kevin received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he served as senior editor of the Journal of International Law. Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, he interned for the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, Division of Law.
When not practicing law, Kevin enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, golfing, and traveling.
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