Jane N. KespraditLim, Ruger and Kim | Lim, Ruger and Kim

Associate

1055 West Seventh Street, 28th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017

47 Kearny Street, Suite 700
San Francisco, CA 94108

Phone: (213) 955-9500 (Ext. 152)

Fax: (213) 955-9511

jane.kespradit@limruger.com

Bar & Court Admissions

  • California State Bar
  • U.S. District Courts: Central, Eastern, and Northern Districts of California

Articles & Presentations

Jane Kespradit is an Associate in Lim Ruger’s Los Angeles office focusing on complex commercial litigation. Her experience includes representing corporations in copyright infringement, breach of contract, unfair business practices and bankruptcy matters. Ms. Kespradit also has assisted in defending employers in wage and hour disputes. Ms. Kespradit has cost-effectively resolved business disputes by participating in mediations and settlement negotiations.

Prior to joining Lim Ruger, Ms. Kespradit served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Judge Tomar Mason of the San Francisco Superior Court. During her externship, Ms. Kespradit participated in resolving complex litigation disputes, such as asbestos cases.

Ms. Kespradit served as co-chair to the Asian American Bar Association Law Student Council, board member of the USF Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, vice-president of the USF Equal Justice Society, and tutored the USF Academic Support Program. Continuing her professional and community activism, Ms. Kespradit helped incorporate the Thai American Bar Association, of which she is a founding and board member.

Representative Matters

  • Preserved creditor’s $5.4 million claim against a bankruptcy estate by successfully opposing a party’s motion to disallow the claim.
  • Obtained summary judgment declaring that the products at issue in the action were unlawfully sold and thus non-conforming goods, resulting in the dismissal of plaintiff’s claims.
  • Negotiated a favorable settlement for the property owner / landlord of a shopping center in a premises liability action.
  • Defended garment manufacturer in a copyright infringement action involving fabric designs in the Korean and U.S. markets, resulting in a favorable settlement for the client.
  • Obtained summary judgment in a federal adversary proceeding declaring a $3.5 million judgment against the debtor non-dischargeable.

Practice Areas

COMMERCIAL LITIGATION

  • Business Disputes and Torts
  • Intellectual Property
  • Unfair Competition and Business Practices

BANKRUPTCY

  • Creditor’s Rights and Provisional Remedies
  • Preference and Fraudulent Transfer Litigation

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

  • Litigation (Copyright and Trademark)

Education

  • University of San Francisco School of Law (J.D., with honors, 2009)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., with honors, 2005)

Foreign Languages

Honors & Distinctions

  • Recognition by the Royal Thai Consulate General Los Angeles as a founding member of the Thai American Bar Association

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Thai American Bar Association, a founding and board member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Federal Bar Association of Los Angeles, Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member

About the Author

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