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Fullerton, California, United States
January 24, 2018

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California 1994


Cabanday Law Group, Torrance, CA

Senior Trial Counsel May 2014 – January 2018

• Primary areas of practice: complex business, employment, real estate, construction, and intellectual property litigation.

• Responsible for all phases of litigation including investigation, discovery, law and motion, expert witness preparation, trial and appellate matters.

• Maintain and service a small portable book of business. Samuels, Green & Steel, LLP, Irvine, CA

Senior Counsel February 2011- May 2014

• Primary areas of practice: complex business, employment and intellectual property litigation.

• Responsible for all phases of litigation including investigation, discovery, law and motion, expert witness preparation, trial and appellate matters.

• Litigation highlights: Large jury verdict in a complex commercial real estate fraud matter. Successful resolution of theft of intellectual property and customer data base matter. Successful six figure resolution of wrongful termination matter.

• Providing legal consultation for corporate clients, including a multi-million-dollar logistics company, in compliance, labor and contractual matters. Bowman and Brooke LLP, Gardena, CA May 2009 - January 2011 Senior Counsel

• Primary areas of practice: product liability defense, nursing home defense, business litigation.

• Responsible for high-level multiple product liability cases pending against Yamaha in both the JCCP and MDL. Conducted extensive field discovery with expert witnesses, including site inspections, product inspections, interviewing and deposing first responders and third-party witnesses.

• Responsible for managing multiple medical negligence matters pending against a nationwide provider of laser treatments.

• Consulting and continuing legal assistance for several corporate clients, developed from my sole practice, in areas of product liability, intellectual property rights, compliance, contracts and employment issues.

Hennelly & Grossfeld LLP, Marina del Rey, CA August 2006 - May 2009 Associate Attorney

• Primary areas of practice include: employment, commercial and business disputes, title insurance disputes, and real property disputes.

• Managed and worked up significant caseload from initial filings to trial preparation. Conducted extensive discovery and related deposition work.

Law Offices of Frederick H. Choi, Manhattan Beach, CA May 2001 - July 2006 Sole Practitioner

• Provided legal guidance and counsel on a multi-million-dollar product liability claim dealing with power-plant operations in Florida.

• Litigated business-related cases including: breach of a commercial development agreement, construction defect disputes, employer-employee disputes, trademark, trade-secret violation, product defect cases and various personal injury matters.

• Litigation highlights: Successfully prosecuted claim of breach of contract and business fraud dealing with a commercial development deal. Successfully prosecuted a breach of fiduciary related claim against a commercial real estate broker who misappropriated client funds in a three week state court trial.

• Drafted, reviewed, and negotiated transactions and agreements including buy-sell, LLC operating, option, redemption, licensing, service provider, e-commerce, consulting, employment, non- compete, non-disclosure, commercial lease agreements, and construction related agreements.

• Provided legal guidance to start-up companies on issues relating to technology, e-commerce, labor and wage issues.

• Responsible for day-to-day operations of law practice. Irvine University College of Law, Cerritos, CA January 2003 - July 2006 Adjunct Professor

• Teaching Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Contracts, and Torts, student mentoring. Law Offices of Erica M. Kim & Associates, Los Angeles, CA April 1996 - April 2001 Senior Associate

• Handled multiple litigation matters including: business litigation, commercial disputes, landlord- tenant disputes, personal injury matters, and family law matters.

• Litigation highlights: Successfully defended multi-million-dollar product defect case in a thirty day federal court trial, which included expert witnesses and complex issues dealing with an alleged diesel-locomotive engine liner defect.

• Drafted, reviewed, and negotiated wide variety of transactions and agreements including service provider, lease agreements, resolution agreements, employment agreements, non-compete, broker-agent agreements, buy-sell, partnering, and corporate compliance agreements.

• Obtained numerous injunctions, restraining orders and writs of attachment in business related disputes dealing with ownership interests and misappropriation of corporate assets.

• Handled all aspects of litigation including taking and defending depositions, law and motion work, mediations, and arbitrations.

• Drafted and filed several state court appeals on various matters including a successful appeal to remove a lis pendens improperly recorded in a business fraud case. Law Offices of J.W. Lee & Associates, Los Angeles, CA December 1994 - April 1996 Associate Attorney

• Handled commercial litigation matters, primarily bank foreclosures and default proceedings.

• Bankruptcy counseling and Chapter 7 and 11 filings.

• Handled all aspects of litigation including, taking and defending depositions, motion work, mediations and court appearances.

• Drafted, reviewed and negotiated corporate compliance documents, buy-sell agreements, partnership agreements, employment agreements and construction related documents. EDUCATION

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CA

Juris Doctor, May 1994

• Member, International Law Journal.

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Bachelor of Arts in English and Bachelor of Arts in Communications, 1991

• Graduated with Honors.

• Vice-President of Korean Student Association.

• Published in annual English department writing journal.

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