Kevin Liu

Senior Counsel

  • Office Contact Info
  • Biography
    Kevin Liu is an associate in the San Francisco office of Gordon & Rees and is a member of the Commercial Litigation and Appellate practice groups.  Mr. Liu has represented clients in all phases of litigation including obtaining excellent results at trial and on appeal.  He focuses on commercial litigation and class action cases involving consumer fraud, breach of contract, and unfair business practices.  Mr. Liu has successfully litigated matters involving officer and shareholder liability, professional malpractice, environmental compliance, and general real estate and business disputes. 
     
    Mr. Liu is admitted to the State Bar of California and earned his law degree from the University of California, Davis School of Law in 2013. During law school, he served as a Senior Articles Editor of the UC Davis Law Review and received the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in International Business Transactions. Mr. Liu earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Davis, graduating with honors with degrees in Economics, International Relations, and Spanish.
     
    Mr. Liu was born in San Francisco, California and continues living there today. He is an avid fan of the San Francisco Giants, San Francisco 49ers, and the Golden State Warriors.
     

    Admissions

    California
    U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
    U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

  • Practice Areas
  • Representative Experience
    • Obtained complete dismissal for individual attorney and law firm against claims brought by union members alleging conspiracy, aiding and abetting, and violation of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act.
    • Successfully briefed partnership dispute before the California Court of Appeal and obtained complete reversal of trial court’s order along with reinstatement of jury award of $292,000 in favor of client.
    • Obtained award of lost profit damages and recovery of attorney’s fees of over $575,000 as the prevailing party for a franchise owner and builder of a popular restaurant in a commercial lease dispute.
     
  • Publications & Presentations

    Panelist, United States Supreme Court: Cases to Watch in 2020, Standard Insurance Company, February 2020

  • Education

    Education

    J.D., University of California, Davis School of Law, 2013

    • Senior Articles Editor, UC Davis Law Review
    • Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in International Business Transactions

    B.A., Honors, Economics, International Relations, and Spanish, University of California, Davis