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Galvin B. Kennedy

Founding Partner

Galvin Kennedy has been appointed as class counsel in more than 60 wage and hour class and collective actions around the country. He champions the rights of employees in all sectors from oil field workers to nurses. Unlike many wage and hour attorneys, Galvin has actual trial experience. In fact, he has been Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2004, an achievement based on first chair trials obtained by less than 3% of all Texas attorneys.

Background & Experience

Galvin graduated from Northern Illinois University in 1992 with honors after serving as the captain of the University’s nationally renowned debate team. Between college and law school, Galvin taught English at a language academy in Barcelona, Spain where he honed his Spanish skills he now uses in representing the Hispanic community.

Galvin graduated with honors from the University of Houston Law Center in 1996. Galvin was an editor of the Houston Journal of International Law and actively participated on the school’s mock trial team. Galvin was the champion of the school’s annual mock trial competition and was also awarded the best speaker of the competition of 128 competitors. The same year he was also awarded the best speaker award for the Law Center’s moot court competition. He received the highest grade of all students in many law school courses including Constitutional Law, Professional Malpractice, Insurance Law and Civil Trial Advocacy.

After working at a large Houston firm focusing on securities class action cases, employment disputes, commercial litigation and personal injury, Galvin started the Kennedy Law Firm in 2000. David later joined Galvin and they started operating Kennedy Law Firm, L.L.P. in 2002.

Galvin has appeared many times on national television, including CNN, and Fox News as a guest expert on legal issues. He is often cited by regional and national media organizations such as Reuters, the Associated Press, Wall Street Journal, Austin Statesman, Dallas Observer, Houston Chronicle, Houston Press, Houston Business Journal, Dallas Morning News, Law360, etc.

Galvin and his firm’s mission is to level the playing field for workers against their employers by using their legal expertise, financial resources and creative strategies to deliver outstanding results.

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Galvin B. Kennedy
Kennedy Law Firm, LLP

Galvin Kennedy has been appointed as class counsel in more than 60 wage and hour class and collective actions around the country. He champions the rights of employees in all sectors from oil field workers to nurses. Unlike many wage and hour attorneys, Galvin has actual trial experience. In fact, he has been Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2004, an achievement based on first chair trials obtained by less than 3% of all Texas attorneys.

Kennedy Law Firm, LLP 2925 Richmond Ave. Ste. 1200 Houston, TX 77098 (713) 425-6445
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