Kevin W. Tucker
Kevin Tucker is a class action and employment litigation attorney in the firm’s Pittsburgh office.
Prior to joining Carlson Lynch, Kevin represented labor union members in varied workplace disputes, and before that he served as a volunteer law clerk for Chief Magistrate Judge Lisa Pupo Lenihan of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
With Carlson Lynch, Kevin has litigated class actions involving diverse consumer protection issues, including data breaches, false and deceptive advertising, and corporate fraud. Kevin also represents individual and corporate clients who seek greater access to the goods and services that public accommodations offer in stores and online.
In addition to his trial work, Kevin is a serial entrepreneur, having won an area pitch competition and launched a startup in 2016.
Kevin is a member of the University of Pittsburgh Law Alumni Association Board of Governors, and runs the local bar association soccer league.
“Kevin is an exceptionally gifted and entrepreneurial lawyer. I could see this when he was a student, by the way he worked hard outside of his classes to make the School of Law a better place. I saw this particularly through Kevin’s work with PLISF organization, which funds stipends to allow students to do non- or low-paying public interest work during the summer. Now that he’s in practice, Kevin has been successful both as a lawyer and as an entrepreneur[.] He’s looking at the legal marketplace and client needs, and he’s been able to envision how to leverage technology to do more for his clients. He has a great future ahead, and anyone who needs a lawyer in his fields…could not do better than this young man.” – David Harris, John E. Murray Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law at University of Pittsburgh and the host of Criminal (In)Justice podcast.
“Kevin has always shown a keen ability to identify a problem, and an eagerness to solve it with innovative solutions. I recommend Kevin for anyone seeking a disruptive vision to their complex legal or business challenges.” – Rhonda Wasserman, Professor of Law at University of Pittsburgh
- Allegheny County Bar Association
- American Association of Justice
- Joe Magarac Award (2016)
- CALI – Legislation (2011)
- Leadership Award (2011)
Kevin W. Tucker
- Pennsylvania Supreme Court
- U.S. District Court – Western District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court – Northern District of New York
- U.S. Court of Appeals – Third Circuit
- University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D. 2011
- University of Michigan, B.A., English Language and Literature, 2008
- Veridian Credit Union v. Eddie Bauer LLC, No. 2:17-cv-356 (W.D. Wa.) (data breach)
- Webster v. LLR, Inc. d/b/a LuLaRoe, No. 2:17-cv-225 (W.D. Pa.) (overcharges on consumer’s online purchases)
ADA Title III
- Access Now, Inc. v. Otter Products, LLC, No. 1:17-cv-10967 (D. Mass.) (Title III denial of access to blind patron)
- Gniewkowski v. Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, Inc., No. 16-cv-1898 (W.D. Pa.) (Title III denial of access to blind patron)
- Williams v. Richards, No. 2:16-cv-525 (W.D. Pa.) (FLSA collective action for unpaid wages and overtime)
- Myers v. Autozoners, No. 2:16-cv-1312 (W.D. Pa.) (failure to promote on basis of race)
§ 1983 Litigation
- Consonery v. Pelzer, No. 2:09-cv-01510 (W.D. Pa.) ($100,000 judgment for prisoner who was denied medical treatment)
- Michener v. Borough of Mt. Oliver, No. 2:11-cv-00746 (W.D. Pa.) (due process, equal protection, free speech claims by councilwoman)
- Fine v. ESPN, Inc., 11 F. Supp. 3d 209 (N.D.N.Y. 2014) (denying motion to dismiss libel action)