Benjamin Kim

Associate

Benjamin is an attorney in the firm’s Subrogation & Recovery Department. He has extensive experience litigating complex, high-exposure cases involving various product liability claims, including toxic tort, construction defect, consumer goods, commercial equipment, and food poisoning. He has also represented clients in cases involving professional liability, contractor liability, and coverage disputes.

Prior to joining the firm, Benjamin practiced at an Am Law 100 law firm in Los Angeles, representing clients in complex civil cases involving toxic tort, environmental, and products liability. He also served as counsel for a Fortune 100 insurance company, where he litigated hundreds of cases involving transportation, premises, and products liability.

Benjamin earned his law degree from Pepperdine University School of Law with a certificate in Dispute Resolution and his bachelor’s degree in Business Management Economics from the University of California Santa Cruz. While in law school, Benjamin served as editor-in-chief of the Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal, president of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, and as a judicial extern for the Honorable Debre K. Weintraub of the Los Angeles Superior Court. He is fluent in Korean.

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Education

  • Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D., 2016
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, B.A., 2011
  • California
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of California

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Korean American Bar Association of Southern California