Kevin Kita Elected Shareholder

Posted on January 4th, 2019 by Matthew C. O’Connell

Sutter O’Connell is pleased to announce that Kevin Kita has been elected as its newest shareholder effective January 1, 2019.  Kevin joined Sutter O’Connell as a law clerk in January 2011.   He successfully handles automobile warranty, product liability, bad faith/breach of contract, and general liability cases.  Kevin has tried several cases to favorable jury verdicts in both state and federal courts in four states.  He has successfully defended appeals in the Sixth, Ninth and Tenth District Courts of Appeal in Ohio, the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Ohio Supreme Court.  He was also a co-author on two chapters of LEXIS’s Ohio Insurance Litigation Guide.  Kevin has been recognized as a Super Lawyers’ Rising Star every year from 2014 through 2019.  He is admitted to practice in Ohio and Kentucky and in numerous United States District Courts.

Kevin has served as an adjunct professor at The University of Akron School of Law and directs the Akron Law mock trial/trial team competition program.  He is a lecturer at Akron Law’s Summer Trial Academy.   As a trial team coach, Kevin has led  Akron Law teams to one national championship, two runner-up national trial competition finishes, and five regional championships.

Kevin can be contacted by calling (216) 928-1156 or by e-mail at