Kevin M. McGinty: Lawyer with Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

Kevin M. McGinty


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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Class Action
  • Health Care Enforcement Defense
  • Wage & Hour
  • Privacy & Security
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial Services
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Professional Services
  • Retail & Consumer Products
Contact InfoTelephone: 617.348.1688
Fax: 617-542-2241
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University Harvard College, A.B., Government, 1987
Law SchoolBoston College, J.D., 1990
Admitted1990, Massachusetts

Kevin concentrates in complex corporate and class action litigation. He chairs the firm's Class Action Working Group and has extensive experience defending consumer, antitrust, unfair trade practice, contract, mass tort, and employment class actions.

He has also represented corporations, professionals, and individuals in business acquisition disputes. Kevin's clients have included health care-related entities (including pharmacies, PBMs, and managed care organizations), insurers (including life, auto, and casualty companies), retailers, manufacturers, and accounting firms. Several of these clients are Fortune 500 companies.

Kevin's trial experience includes civil bench trials and jury trials in federal and state courts, as well as arbitrations before American Arbitration Association panels. He has appeared in state and federal courts in Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, and New York.

He has spoken on national panels concerning class action and privacy litigation and has written on class actions and unfair trade practice litigation. He co-authors the Class Action Law chapter for Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation, an annual publication of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association.

During law school, he was an executive editor of the Boston College Third World Law Journal.

Recognitions & Awards

· Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Business Litigation (2004 - 2012)

· Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent


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Even in Privacy Cases, Risk of Injury Does not Always Equal Injury
Kevin M. McGinty, July 18, 2014
It’s an ancient conundrum; if a tree falls in the forest, and no one is there to hear it, does it make a sound? Privacy litigation may well offer the closest jurisprudential equivalent; if data is stolen, but no one does anything with it, has there been an injury? A recent Illinois state...

Aggressive Liability Theory Does Not Eliminate Obstacles To Banks’ Claims In Target Data Breach Class Action
Kevin M. McGinty, April 22, 2014
The latest salvo in the Target data breach litigation is a class action brought by credit card issuing banks advancing a creative and somewhat misleading construction of the Minnesota’s Plastic Card Security Act. The banks allege that there was a violation of the statute’s prohibition...

Damages Issues Again Thwart the Bulk of Plaintiffs’ Claims in the PlayStation Network Data Breach Class Action
Kevin M. McGinty, January 30, 2014
In the latest chapter in the Sony PlayStation Network (“PSN”) data breach saga, a decision that issued on January 21, 2014 permanently dismissed all but a handful of the class action claims advanced in a 51 count complaint. Plaintiffs, representing a putative nationwide class of PSN...

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Kevin M. McGinty

BostonMA 02111


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