John F. Kuppens

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

John Kuppens is a member of the firm’s Consumer Product Safety, Risk Prevention and Regulatory Practice Group, and its Consumer & Mechanical Products Litigation Group. He has experience in consumer product risk prevention and regulatory counseling, product liability litigation, commercial litigation, and state procurement matters.

He currently serves as president of the 22,000-member DRI –The Voice of the Defense Bar, the leading organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel.


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, JD (1989)
  • Clemson University, BS, Accounting (1986)


  • South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina


  • Evaluates products to assess compliance with consumer product safety regulations, including products governed by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • Counsels clients regarding product liability risk prevention issues, and evaluates product literature, warnings, labeling, and warranties
  • Handles product liability litigation, and has experience with principles of accident reconstruction, metallurgy, design, biomechanics, manufacturing processes, and warnings
  • Has defended product liability cases involving a wide range of products, including boilers, lawn and garden products, building products, food products, medical devices, electrical and gas-fired appliances, aerial lifts, and textile machinery

Professional Activities:

  • Life Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • American Bar Association


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