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June 23rd, 2011

Los Angeles – June 23, 2011 In an action to determine responsibility for soil and groundwater contamination, Lim Ruger won a $1.375 million judgment against a multinational missile component manufacturer after a federal court trial. Lim Ruger’s client, a developer of lifestyle shopping centers, sued previous owners of the land for environmental contamination.  The court […]

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Los Angeles – June 23, 2011 Firm managing partner John Lim was named a trustee of the UC Hastings Foundation, an organization that actively generates private funding support for the law school.  A Hastings alumnus, Mr. Lim has been active in supporting the law school, as well as many other community organizations.

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Los Angeles – June 23, 2011 Local public television station KCET and Union Bank selected partner Sandra Sakamoto as a Local Hero for her community service as part of Asian Heritage month.  Ms. Sakamoto is active in Asian American community affairs, serving as board chair for the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, and on […]

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Los Angeles – June 23, 2011 Without its knowledge, Kumho Tire USA had a $150,000 default judgment entered against it.  When the plaintiff took steps to execute on the judgment, Kumho enlisted litigation partner Lisa Yang.  On a short deadline Ms. Yang convinced the judge to set aside the default judgment, and also won an […]

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Los Angeles – June 23, 2011 In another matter for Kumho Tire, the Firm defeated shipper New Star Transport’s $1.7 million claim for breach of contract.  The shipper alleged that Kumho and logistics company Korea Express had prematurely terminated a shipping agreement and also was owed an “advertising” fee for logos painted on its trucks.  […]

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Los Angeles – June 23, 2011 Litigation partner Lisa Yang was again named a Rising Star in the Southern California Super Lawyers publication for 2011.  Ms. Yang is a past president of the Korean American Bar Association and has served on the board of directors of several community organizations.

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