Roger Kirnos is a partner at Knight Law Group, LLP. He works in the firm’s Los Angeles office, where he represents clients throughout California.
Mr. Kirnos graduated from Southwestern University School of Law with cum laude honors and the Dean’s Merit Award. While in law school, Mr. Kirnos and his team reached the semi-finals at the August A. Rendigs, Jr. National Products Liability Moot Court Competition. He served as President of the Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy and Vice President of the Business Law Society. Mr. Kirnos received the CALI Excellence Award for Real Estate Transactions. He also holds a B.A. in Economics with a minor in English from the University of California at Los Angeles, where he graduated with Provost Honors. Mr. Kirnos also studied economics at the University of Westminster in London, England as well as completed an Alternative Dispute Resolution program in Hong Kong and Beijing through Pepperdine Law School’s Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution.
Prior to joining Knight Law Group, Mr. Kirnos was an extern for Chief Judge Alexander Kozinski of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and later, to Judge F. Gary Klausner of the United States District Court, Central District of California.
His professional focus has been to protect consumers from large-scale abuses by large consumer goods manufacturers. He has taken to verdict over 25 consumer-protection cases and was one of the trial attorneys on the team that won a record $8.2 million jury verdict against Ford Motor Company, besting previous jury verdicts of $1.6M, $2.8M and $7.6M.