About Kevin

Kevin is the Managing Partner of McInnes Cooper, a leading law firm in Atlantic Canada and one of the 25 largest law firms in Canada. In this role, he serves as Chief Executive Officer, leading an integrated team of over 425 members in seven locations in key economic centers across the region.

He provides strategic advice and representation to businesses of all sizes in a variety of commercial disputes. He acts for financial institutions in matters involving the enforcement of commercial claims and the provision of advice regarding insolvency related matters. Kevin advises investment dealers and advisors in regulatory and securities industry matters including defending claims from individual clients and representation before provincial securities commissions, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada and the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada.

Kevin also represents contractors, sub-contractors, construction managers and owners in construction matters such as claims for delay, defective work, mechanics’ liens, deficiencies, inadequate design and negligent representation.

Kevin is active within the legal profession and the community. He has served in executive positions with the Canadian Bar Association at both the provincial and national levels. He has been active at all levels in many non-profit and community based organizations.

His firm leadership earned him recognition as one of Atlantic Business Magazine’s Top 50 CEOs for 2021, 2022 and 2023.

Kevin is recognized for his practice in corporate and commercial litigation, banking and finance law and insolvency and financial restructuring law by Best Lawyers in Canada and the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. He has been named Best Lawyers® 2022 Banking & Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Charlottetown. Kevin has been endorsed as a Benchmark Litigation Star in Benchmark Canada, the Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys, a title given to acknowledge preeminent litigation practitioners in Canada. He has also been featured in the Lexpert® Special Edition – Canada’s Leading Litigation Lawyers.

Awards & Recognitions

  • Repeatedly Recommended by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory for Banking & Financial Institutions, Construction Law, Litigation - Commercial Insurance, Litigation - Corporate Commercial and Insolvency (most recently in 2024)
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers™ in Canada for his practice in Corporate and Commercial Litigation (since 2010), in Banking and Finance Law (since 2020), and in Insolvency and Financial Restructuring (since 2021)

Appointments & Community Involvement

  • Board Member for Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (2022 - Present)
  • Board Member for The IWK Foundation (2022 - Present)


  • LL.B., University of New Brunswick (1993)
  • B.A., St. Thomas University (1990)

Bar Admissions

  • New Brunswick (1994)
  • Prince Edward Island (1995)
  • Newfoundland & Labrador (2013)


  • English