Kevin J. Watts is a partner at The Miller Law Firm, joining the team in 2024 after working as co-counsel with Miller Law on several litigation matters for nearly a decade.

Representative Matters

Mr. Watts has taken roles on the Miller Law litigation teams for several pending matters, including:

  • In re: Fortis Advisors LLC (solely in its capacity as representative of the securityholders of ACell Inc.), ICC Case No. 28329/PDP International Court of Arbitration, New York, NY (representing shareholders in breach of contract matter relating to payment of earn-outs under corporate acquisition agreement)
  • In re: TelexFree Securities Litigation, No. 4:14-md-02566 (Dist. Mass) (representing plaintiffs in multi-district litigation involving Ponzi/pyramid scheme)
  • Innovation Ventures, LLC v. Custom Nutrition Laboratories, et al, 12-cv-13850 (E.D. Mich) (representing consumer good producer in breach of contract matter against former contract manufacturer and related parties)
  • FCA US LLC v. Yanfeng International Automotive Technology III Inc., et al, No. 2024-205214-CB (Oakland Cty. Cir. Ct., Mich.) (representing suppliers in dispute with FCA regarding supply of automotive components)

Mr. Watts also counsels numerous corporate clients on contract matters, customer and contractor disputes, and employment issues.

Prior to joining Miller Law, Mr. Watts served as national litigation counsel for several clients—including the producers of popular dietary supplement products—for 10 years. In that capacity, he coordinated litigation efforts with local counsel and played a central role in guiding litigation strategy, drafting and arguing dispositive motions, and taking and defending depositions. Mr. Watts was a chief architect and brief-writer for numerous successful client outcomes, including those achieved at the dismissal or summary judgment phases, including:

  • McAlexander v. D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc., et al, LLC, No. 21-cv-03331 (N.D. Georgia) (summary judgment in favor of client defending product liability claim; upheld on appeal to 11th Cir.)
  • Conliff v. Innovation Ventures, LLC, 18-cv-01014 (N.D. Ind.) (dismissal with prejudice in favor of client defending employment disability discrimination claim)
  • McAllister v. Innovation Ventures, LLC, 17-cv-867 (N.D. Ind.) (summary judgment in favor of client defending employment disability discrimination claim; upheld on appeal to 7th Circuit)
  • Martin v. Living Essentials, LLC, No. 15-c-01647 (N.D. Ill.) (summary judgment in favor of client defending suit based on false advertising and invasion of privacy claims; upheld on appeal to 7th Cir.)
  • N5HYG, LLC, et al v. Hygea Holdings Corp., et al, 17-CV-2870 (Clark County Dist. Ct., Nev.) (summary judgment in favor of client on breach of contract claim; approx. $5M judgment awarded)
  • Innovation Ventures v. Aspen Fitness Products, et al, No. 11-13537 (E.D. Mich.) (summary judgment in favor of client on trademark and copyright infringement claims)

Mr. Watts also served as an assistant city attorney and prosecutor for the City of Romulus, Michigan for over ten years, with experience in a host of municipal-related matters.