Attorney Profile

Lussier, Kevin R.
Partner, Head of Intellectual Property Dept.

KEVIN R. LUSSIER was admitted to the California bar in 1989. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree (with High Honors) in Political Science from the California State University, Fullerton in 1986, and a Juris Doctor from the University of California, Davis in 1989.

Mr. Lussier is the Director of the Firm’s Intellectual Property Department and also leads the Firm’s employment practices litigation. A civil litigator with deep experience across all categories of business disputes, his practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, including trademark and copyright infringement, unfair competition, false advertising, misappropriation of trade secrets, and commercial disparagement. Mr. Lussier also has extensive experience defending claims for defamation, slander, libel, invasion of privacy, and misappropriation of likeness and publicity. Additionally, Mr. Lussier represents employers in employment law disputes ranging from wrongful termination, discrimination and harassment claims, and wage and hour disputes. Mr. Lussier also has extensive experience in real property disputes, including landlord/tenant and homeowners’ association litigation. In addition to representing clients in trial courts, Mr. Lussier is an experienced appellate lawyer, having obtained victories for clients in the California Court of Appeal and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Mr. Lussier joined Veatch Carlson in 2014. He spent the first 10 years of his career in the litigation department of the international firm of Jones Day. Subsequently, Mr. Lussier became a name principal in the Los Angeles boutique litigation firm of Berry & Lussier, APC, where he practiced all manner of business litigation for 14 years.

Mr. Lussier resides in Altadena with his wife Andrea and has two adult daughters. Mr. Lussier is involved in community activities. He serves as the President of the Pasadena Methodist Foundation, a large philanthropical endowment supporting the ministry of First United Methodist Church and non-profit groups that serve the disadvantaged in Pasadena and greater Southern California. Mr. Lussier also serves on the Board of Directors of Methodist Hospital of Southern California.