Kevin Fitzgerald graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maine School of Law in 2002. While in law school, he was a recipient of the American Bar Association Award for Excellence in Land Use and Local Government Law, an outstanding scholastic achievement award in Environmental Law, and the Horace S. Libby Memorial Scholarship. He also served as Editor-in-Chief of the Ocean & Coastal Law Journal. He graduated cum laude and received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History with Minors in Geology and Geography from Miami University in 1997.
Mr. Fitzgerald joined Lewis Saul & Associates, P.C. in 2003. Prior to joining the firm, he worked for a mid-sized Cleveland, Ohio law firm where he served as a member of the firm’s asbestos trial team.
Since joining the firm, Mr. Fitzgerald has focused his practice on complex products liability cases, specializing in pharmaceutical and medical device litigation. He has successfully represented the firm’s clients in a wide array of litigation matters, including breast implant, Baycol®, Rezulin®, phenylpropanolamine (PPA), Ephedra, Pravachol®, Vioxx®, Celebrex®, Bextra®, Zyprexa®, Risperdal®, Ortho Evra®, Zicam®, Fleet Phospho-Soda®, and Gadolinium MRI contrast agents.
In addition to pharmaceutical and medical device cases, he has experience in products liability, personal injury, medical negligence, professional liability and consumer protection cases.
Currently, Mr. Fitzgerald is overseeing the firm’s Levaquin® cases where he represents hundreds of the firm’s clients who have suffered serious tendon injuries after using the antibiotic. In addition, he is also actively handling cases involving Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs), Yas®/Yasmin®/Ocella®, metal-on-metal hip implants, Fosamax®, Zometa®, NuvaRing®, and other prescription drugs and medical devices.
Mr. Fitzgerald is licensed to practice law in state and federal court in Maine and in federal court in Arkansas. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Maine State Bar Association, and the Maine Trial Lawyers Association.