Education and Honors

  • J.D. (with honors), The University of Texas School of Law, 1988
  • B.A., government, The University of Texas, 1984
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 2008 - 2010

Admissions and Affiliations

State Bar of Texas

State Bar of California

United States Supreme Court

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas

United States District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of California

Austin Bar Association

Kevin M. Sadler

Partner

1001 Page Mill Road
Building One, Suite 200
Palo Alto, California 94304-1007
United States
Phone:
+1.650.739.7518
Fax:
+1.650.739.7618

Concentration

Civil trial law involving all aspects of commercial litigation and business disputes

Summary

Kevin Sadler focuses on civil litigation and has represented major energy, technology and service firms in the defense of tort, contract, statutory and intellectual property claims. Mr. Sadler also serves as lead trial counsel for a multi-billion dollar federal court receivership involving thousands of claims and lawsuits. He also represents clients in employment matters, including wrongful termination claims, non-competition agreements and trade secret disputes. Mr. Sadler routinely assists clients who are called upon to respond to civil investigations by state and federal agencies.

Following graduation from law school, Mr. Sadler served as a briefing attorney to the Honorable Paul Brown of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

Representative Engagements

  • Mining and Manufacturing Companies - bankruptcy fraudulent transfer claims, tort and non-competition claims
  • Petroleum and Petro-Chemical Companies - tort claims and environmental enforcement litigation
  • Software Services Companies - intellectual property, tort and employment claims
  • Transportation and Healthcare Services Companies - tort, contract, trade secret and employment claims

Publications, Speeches and Presentations

  • Discovering the Facts without Discovery,” Conference on Labor and Employment Law, The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, May 2011
  • “Employing and Circumventing the New Business Damages Rule,” Damages Institute, The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, October 2004
  • “Conducting Proper Workplace Investigations,” Conference on Labor and Employment Law, The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, May 2004