McBride Law, PC is a professional corporation whose president is Kevin McBride. The majority of the Firm’s cases have been in representation of small businesses or group litigation against large corporate entities, including: United Airlines, Ameritrade, Federated Department Stores, Ikon Office Solutions, Citibank, Bank of America, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, IBM, Novell and Federal Express.
Six such cases have involved groups plaintiff litigation; with groups ranging in size from 125 plaintiffs to 1500 plaintiffs. We have developed methodologies to effectively represent large groups. All of the firm’s cases have involved complex business litigation, including financial derivatives, securities, pensions and intellectual property. In this practice, the Firm has developed skills in complex document management systems typical of large cases with large document sets. Based on this background and experience, the Firm’s principal, Kevin McBride, also assisted in drafting the e-discovery rules for the 2008 amendment to the California Rules of Civil Procedure.
Outside law firm with which the Firm has associated in joint venture representation include: Boies Schiller & Flexner, LLP (Armonk), Mandel Menkes (Chicago), Robins Kaplan (Los Angeles), Andrews Kurth (Washington, DC), Berger Singerman, LLP (Ft. Lauderdale), Dorsey & Whitney, LLP (Minneapolis).
The Firm has represented airline pilot groups in several Chapter 11 bankruptcy matters, including United Airlines, Frontier Airlines and (in an advisory capacity to counsel on pension issues) American Airlines. In connection with its pension cases, the Firm also represented 734 former United Airline Pilots in a successful pension appeal against Pension Benefit Guarantee Corp., receiving the largest pension increase in airline-related bankruptcies, for any employee group in the past 30 years.
Kevin McBride is admitted to the State Bar of California and the Utah State Bar. He is admitted in three California US District Courts (Central, Southern and Northern), and in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.
Kevin McBride holds a BA degree in Economics (1981) from the University of Utah; and a JD from the University of Utah College of Law (1984), where he served on the Utah Law Review.