Kevin W. Kita
Kevin Kita has six years’ experience defending the interests of manufactures, insurers, and businesses in all aspects of civil litigation. He has first-chaired numerous jury trials and obtained favorable jury verdicts in three different states. Kevin is also a member of the firm’s appellate practice group and has successfully handled appellate cases before Ohio’s Sixth, Ninth and Tenth District Courts of Appeal, the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Ohio Supreme Court. Though experienced in a wide variety of legal matters, Kevin focuses his practice primarily in the areas of insurance defense, products liability, warranty defense, and general liability defense.
Kevin’s achievements as a litigator and trial counsel have been recognized throughout the community. He was recently retained by LEXIS to co-author two chapters of its upcoming Ohio Insurance Litigation Guide along with Sutter O’Connell Partner, Brian Roof. In addition, the University of Akron School of Law has named Kevin an adjunct professor of law for its nationally ranked trial advocacy program. In this capacity, Kevin helped guide the University of Akron to a Mock Trial National Championship in 2014 and to the National Quarterfinals in 2016. Kevin has served as a lead instructor at the law school’s annual summer trial practice academy since the program was founded in 2015.