Kevin A. Lavelle

Kevin A. Lavelle



Kevin Lavelle is an associate in Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s San Diego office, where his practice focuses on complex securities litigation.

Kevin served on the litigation team for Schuh v. HCA Holdings, Inc., which resulted in a $215 million recovery for shareholders, the largest securities class action recovery ever in Tennessee. The recovery achieved represents more than 30% of the aggregate classwide damages, far exceeding the typical recovery in a securities class action.

Kevin graduated, cum laude, from the College of the Holy Cross with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. After working as a paralegal in the litigation department of an international law firm in New York City, Kevin earned his Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School, graduating cum laude. During law school, he interned for the New York City Department of Investigation, Kings County District Attorney’s Office, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.  He was also a recipient of the Prince and Dean’s Merit Scholarships and named to the Dean’s List for the 2012 academic year.

Kevin worked as a summer associate for the Firm and joined Robbins Geller upon graduation from law school. 

Practice Areas


  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 2013, cum laude
  • College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 2008, cum laude 


  • California
  • United States District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of California
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

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