Kevin C. Menes
Phone: (510) 879-3439
Fax: (510) 628-2146
Office Location: Oakland
Kevin Menes joins McDowell Hetherington’s litigation practice with extensive experience handling intellectual property and other commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts, as well as U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) investigations, involving a wide range of technologies including thin film transistor liquid crystal displays, mobile operating systems, computer-aided design, and connected home devices.
Prior to joining McDowell Hetherington, Mr. Menes practiced at White & Case LLP, a leading international law firm. Mr. Menes was an integral member of multiple trial teams at White & Case, with experience in all aspects of civil litigation. His ability to quickly internalize and convert technical information into digestible, convincing arguments for judges resulted in numerous successful outcomes for clients like Google, Nest, and Autodesk. He has drafted and filed all forms of pleadings, motions, and briefs in ITC investigations, federal district court trials, and Federal Circuit appeals. He has also taken and defended the depositions of fact, expert, and 30(b)(6) witnesses, including founders and executives.
Outside the office, Kevin enjoys open water swimming in the San Francisco Bay and Lake Tahoe. Along with his fiancé and two dogs, Kevin also loves exploring remote areas of California in search of collectible mineral specimens.