About Kevin F. O’Shea

Kevin F. O’Shea specializes in complex commercial litigation. He graduated from Northwestern University in 1984 (Phi Beta Kappa) and attended Harvard Law School, where he served as an Editor of the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, was selected as an Instructor in the Legal Research and Writing Program during his final two years, and graduated with honors in 1987. He then worked as an associate at Butzel Long in Detroit, handling complex commercial litigation, media and First Amendment cases, and insurance fraud matters, primarily in federal court. Kevin served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Detroit School of Law teaching First Amendment law. He joined Ufer & Spaniola, P.C. in Bloomfield Hills in 1994, where he personally managed and supervised a wide variety of commercial litigation.

Kevin published and edited a national legal reporter on First Amendment law, authored a series of articles on First Amendment law for the University of Notre Dame Law Review, and became active on a number of nonprofit Boards. Kevin also wrote a monthly magazine column on fathering, founded a nonprofit organization promoting active fatherhood, and authored an award-winning parenting book. In 2005 he started a company providing prepackaged medications for children away from home at school and summer programs that now serves clients in fourteen states.

Representative Matters

Kevin has tried cases in a variety of federal and state courts and argued cases in the Michigan Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, where he led a pro bono team that prevailed in a precedent-setting case involving the First Amendment, public speech, and handicap discrimination laws.