Kevin B. Wiggins

Kevin B. Wiggins
Partner

kbwiggins@whitewiggins.com

214.665.4155
Dallas

Practice Areas
Anti-Trust Litigation
Appellate
Commercial Litigation
Labor and Employment Litigation
Tort & Insurance Defense

Kevin B. Wiggins is the Chief Operating Partner in the Firm's Dallas office. He is an experienced trial attorney and mediator. His primary areas of practice include complex commercial litigation, including antitrust and business tort claims, labor and employment litigation, including class action claims, real estate and construction litigation, defense of governmental entities, including civil rights and qui tam claims, and civil appeals. He is also a former Justice of the Fifth District Court of Appeals in Dallas, Texas.

Following law school, Mr. Wiggins clerked for the Honorable Walter J. Skinner (D. Mass.). Mr. Wiggins has been a mediator since 1993. He has mediated numerous matters involving complex commercial disputes, personal injury claims and race and sexual discrimination allegations.

EXPERIENCE

  • Achieved dismissal of class action claims against major soft drink distributor accused of race discrimination in violation of Title VII

  • Achieved dismissal of class action claims against major utility company accused of assessing improper charges in connection with installation of new metering system

  • Achieved defense verdict on behalf of governmental entity in qui tam claim involving allegations of Clean Water Act violations

  • Achieved defense verdict on behalf of municipality and individual police officers accused of civil rights offenses involving the use of excessive force

  • Achieved defense verdict on behalf of bank in Title VII race discrimination retaliation claim

  • Representation of toll authority in condemnation cases

  • Representation of school district in historical preservation claim


EDUCATION

  • J.D., Stanford Law School, California (1981)

  • B.A., cum laude, Harvard University, Massachusetts (1978)


BAR/COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Admitted to practice by State Bar of Texas (1981)

  • Admitted to practice before the US District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas

  • Admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


PROFESSIONAL ACITIVIES/MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member, State Bar of Texas (Founding Chair of Texas Minority Counsel Program, Board of Directors, Texas Young Lawyers Association)

  • Member, Dallas Bar Association (Chair, Minority Participation Committee and Mock Trial Committee)

  • Member, J.L. Turner Legal Association

  • Member, National Bar Association

  • Member, American Bar Association

  • Member, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law of Texas


COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • St. Mark's School of Texas, Trustee

  • Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra (President, Board Chair, Vice-President)

  • Dallas Symphony Orchestra Association, Trustee

  • Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Society, Trustee

  • Harvard Club of Dallas (Board Member)