Mr. Kouns has represented many clients in the corporate, manufacturing and professional sports areas. He is past chair of the legacy McKenna Long Business/Complex Litigation and Product Liability and Warranty practices. He serves as Associate General Counsel to the Firm. He has substantial experience trying cases in both state and federal courts, including cases involving business torts, partnership and corporate disputes and dissolutions, lender liability, breach of fiduciary duty, contract disputes, product liability, personal injury and insurance bad faith.
From 1980 to 1981, Mr. Kouns served as a law clerk to the Honorable Edward J. Schwartz, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.
Mr. Kouns is a former Superior Court arbitrator.