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Kenneth Mallin is a trial lawyer. For over 30 years, he has represented clients in complex commercial, class action, products liability and intellectual property matters. He has appeared in federal and state courts around the country, including many of the well-known "judicial hell holes" for corporate defendants.

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • Significant Sig Award – Sigma Chi National Fraternity (2016)
    • Mel Loewenstein Distinguished Volunteer Award – Fair St. Louis Foundation (2015)
    •  Volunteer of the Year – YWCA of St. Louis (2013)
    • Fair St. Louis - Leadership Team
    • VP July 4th Parade - Leadership Team
    • Christmas in St. Louis - Parade Leadership Team
    • Racquet Club of St. Louis
    • Knights of the Cauliflower Ear - Leadership Team
    • United Way of St. Louis - Leadership Society
    • Sigma Chi Fraternity - Alumni Board
    • Dred Scott Heritage Foundation
    • National Trust for Historic Preservation
    • Glen Echo Country Club
    • Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers (2006)
    • Co-Author - Inside the Minds - Leading Product Liability Lawyers
    • Order of the Woolsack
    • Racquet Club of St. Louis
    • Knights of the Cauliflower Ear - Leadership Team
    • United Way of St. Louis - Leadership Society
    • Sigma Chi Fraternity - Alumni Board
    • Dred Scott Heritage Foundation
    • National Trust for Historic Preservation
    • Glen Echo Country Club
    • Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers (2006)
    • Co-Author - Inside the Minds - Leading Product Liability Lawyers
    • Order of the Woolsack
    • National Trust for Historic Preservation
    • Glen Echo Country Club
    • Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers (2006)
    • Co-Author - Inside the Minds - Leading Product Liability Lawyers
    • Order of the Woolsack
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Professional Affiliations

    • Missouri Bar Association
    • Illinois State Bar Association
    • American Bar Association
    • Republican National Lawyers Association
    • Metropolitan St. Louis Bar Association
    • American Bar Association
    • Republican National Lawyers Association
    • Metropolitan St. Louis Bar Association
    • Metropolitan St. Louis Bar Association
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Representative Experience

    • Complex Commercial – Tried and won a dispute involving a closely held company in which the minority shareholder was frozen out by the majority shareholder. He also won a national arbitration in which a food processor complained that a food colorant was defective and removed the product from the marketplace. Most recently, he won an appeal from the Missouri Supreme Court on a put option agreement for shares of a company. Over the years, he has represented clients in cases involving breach of contract, warranty, UCC, fraud, RICO, consumer protection statutes and antitrust.
    • Class Actions – Tried and won a national class action against an automobile manufacturer from whom plaintiffs sought over $2 billion in damages. The victory was affirmed on appeal. He also won the dismissal of a class action against a federal thrift based on pre-emption grounds. He has represented clients in numerous class actions involving financial services, telecommunications, industrial gases, lead, tobacco, publishing, consumer goods, commercial products, toys, and computer software and hardware.
    • Products Liability – Represented clients in strict liability, negligence and related actions involving machine equipment, chemical equipment, power tools, plumbing supplies, automobiles and other consumer goods. Most recently, he secured a settlement for an industrial gas manufacturer after an explosion at one of its plants. He also tried and won "hot coffee" cases against a national restaurant chain.
    • Intellectual Property – Represented clients in patent and trademark cases including claims of infringement, lost profits and reasonable royalties, willful infringement and the award of pre-judgment interest. In addition, he has tried cases concerning the Lanham Act and the Uniform Trade Secret Act.