Casini Law is a local full-service law firm in the heart of Wooster Square, New Haven. Kevin has been recognized by New England SuperLawyers™ as a Rising Star since 2015.
Kevin handled litigation, copyright & trademarks for small businesses, represented some of the best-known bars & restaurants in the Elm City. Additionally, his practice included commercial property holdings, wills, & trusts, residential & commercial real estate deals & closings, foreclosures, land use, tax assessment appeals, and civil, property & foreclosure defense. He also maintained a talented roster of artists, entertainment & copyright clients including producers, singer-songwriters, DJs, novelists, screenwriters & performers. He remains licensed by the CT state & federal courts.
After ending private practice and entering the public sector, Kevin founded Ecco Artist Services, a full-service content rights management and music business consulting company. Ecco helps content creators establish copyrights in their original works and content, register those works, find membership in professional rights organizations that will assist in administering royalties for those works, and places those works across platforms on the world’s top streaming services. Ecco also offers trademark and brand consultation, info and messaging consistency across digital platforms social media and artist profile pages, and packaging and shopping catalogues for publishing.
Kevin is a member of the Recording Academy, known for their Grammy awards, the Music Business Association, the Copyright Alliance, BMI, & the Americana Music Association. In 2017 he served on the nominating committee of the Boston Music Awards, in 2018 joined the Blues Foundation as a voting member and in 2019 was accepted as a voting member of the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame. He speaks and moderates regularly at industry conferences and CLE panels from New York to Nashville.
Kevin teaches Entertainment Law at Quinnipiac University School of Law, where graduated cum laude in 2009. There he studied Intellectual Property & was awarded his diploma with honors, graduating with high honors in his IP concentration, as he also served as President of the Student Bar Association, President of the Intellectual Property Law Society, and competed for the Mock Trial Honors Society.
Kevin is in the New Haven County Bar Association, serves on the boards of the Foundation of the New Haven County Bar, the Greater New Haven Transit District, & the New Haven Crypt Association, is member of the CT Italian American Bar Association, and the Inns of Court IP Section. In 2015 the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation honored him as one of New Haven’s Finest.
He lives with his wife Colleen in the Historic Wooster Square section of New Haven with their twin boys, Benjamin & Theodore.