Kevin Lancaster

Kevin Lancaster

Kevin Lancaster

Senior Counsel
San Francisco, California
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Kevin Lancaster has litigated more than 30 different kinds of both simple and highly technical product liability cases, involving consumer products, industrial products, tools, and machines. His professional negligence experience is both broad and deep, with experience in legal malpractice, architectural negligence, and engineering negligence cases. Mr. Lancaster typically represents individuals who have suffered catastrophic injuries, including union, non-union, construction, and agricultural workers.

Mr. Lancaster was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1950. He is married and has four children.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1984

Areas of Practice

  • Construction Accidents
  • Workplace Injuries
  • Personal Injury Accidents
  • Dangerous Property
  • Defective Products

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1986
  • California State Courts and Courts of Appeal


  • University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California
    • Juris Doctorate cum laude - 1986
    • Honors: Recipient, American Juris Prudence Award in Torts
    • Honors: Academic Tutor to Special Admission Students, Teaching Torts and Contracts
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California
    • Master of Arts - 1979
    • Major: Political Science
  • George Washington University in Washington, D.C., Washington, District of Columbia
    • Bachelor of Arts - 1973
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works


  • Continuing Education of the Bar, MCLE Event, “The Basics: Personal Injury, Summary Judgment”Speaker, September 2013

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to Northern California Super Lawyers List, 2005-2017 – Top 5% of attorneys, as voted by peers
  • Rated AV-Preeminent for Ethical Standards & Ability, Martindale – Hubbell, 2014
  • Selected to The Best Lawyers in America – US News & World Report, 2014 – Selected by his peers in the field of Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Verdict honored in California’s Top Verdicts of 2011, The Recorder – Chris Corbo v. New United Motor
  • University of San Francisco, School of Law, Juris Doctor 1986, Recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award in Torts

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Jurisprudence Division
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Member
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Member
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors (1999-2003), Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • California Senate Committee on Labor and Industrial Relation, Speaker – Issues of Concern to Injured Workers
  • “California Causes of Action” by James Publishing, Contributor & Presenter
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, “Tort and Trial” MCLE Event, Faculty & Speaker
  • OSHA Advisory Committee, Heat Illness Standard 8 CCR 3395
  • University of San Francisco Law School, Golden Gate Law School, and on behalf of the American Bar Association, Volunteer, Moot Court Judge