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Kenneth I. Litton

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Kenneth Litton has 20+ years of litigation experience primarily on the defense side.  Mr. Litton has extensive experience in personal injury, construction defect, and real estate transactional matters with specialized experience in
elevator-related cases.  He has developed lasting relationships with many clients and his professional counterparts.

Practice Experience

  • General civil litigation including personal injury and complex construction defect matters including over fifty elevator or escalator-related cases.
  • Construction defense experience covers single family spec homes, large unit developments and multi-campus school districts.
  • Over twenty years of litigation experience with an emphasis on the defense side.
  • Represents individuals, businesses, and governmental entities.
  • Direct insurance defense litigator with experience on insurance subrogation matters.
  • Additional experience in the areas of Business Law, Commercial Real Estate Transactions, Securities Litigation and Family Law.

Litigation

  • Successfully filed summary judgment and adjudication motions, demurrers, motions to strike, and when needed, motions to compel.
  • Jury and bench trial experience.
  • Experience in binding arbitrations.
  • Effective at mediation and other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Advice and Counsel

  • Advise and counsel multiple elevator companies on risk management practices.

Successes

  • December 2018: Plaintiff claimed a traumatic brain injury resulting from a truck versus auto accident and alleged that he would need lifelong medical care.  
    Liability was admitted.  Plaintiff asked the jury for well over a million dollars.  The jury rendered a verdict of $100,000. 
  • Successfully filed several summary judgment/adjudication motions.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member of State Bar of California
  • Member of Alameda County Bar Association
  • Member of Filipino Bar Association of Northern California (FBANC)
  • Member of Northern California Elevator Industry Group (NCEIG)

Kenneth Litton has 20+ years of litigation experience primarily on the defense side.  Mr. Litton has extensive experience in personal injury, construction defect, and real estate transactional matters with specialized experience in
elevator-related cases.  He has developed lasting relationships with many clients and his professional counterparts.

  • General civil litigation including personal injury and complex construction defect matters including over fifty elevator or escalator-related cases.
  • Construction defense experience covers single family spec homes, large unit developments and multi-campus school districts.
  • Over twenty years of litigation experience with an emphasis on the defense side.
  • Represents individuals, businesses, and governmental entities.
  • Direct insurance defense litigator with experience on insurance subrogation matters.
  • Additional experience in the areas of Business Law, Commercial Real Estate Transactions, Securities Litigation and Family Law.
  • Successfully filed summary judgment and adjudication motions, demurrers, motions to strike, and when needed, motions to compel.
  • Jury and bench trial experience.
  • Experience in binding arbitrations.
  • Effective at mediation and other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution.
  • Advise and counsel multiple elevator companies on risk management practices.
  • December 2018: Plaintiff claimed a traumatic brain injury resulting from a truck versus auto accident and alleged that he would need lifelong medical care.  
    Liability was admitted.  Plaintiff asked the jury for well over a million dollars.  The jury rendered a verdict of $100,000. 
  • Successfully filed several summary judgment/adjudication motions.
  • Member of State Bar of California
  • Member of Alameda County Bar Association
  • Member of Filipino Bar Association of Northern California (FBANC)
  • Member of Northern California Elevator Industry Group (NCEIG)
  • Golden Gate University School of Law (J.D., High Honors, 1994)
    • Recipient of American Jurisprudence Awards
    • Staff Member and Editor of the Golden Gate University Law Review
  • Stonehill College (B.A., cum laude, 1990)
  • California, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1994
  • Tagalog