Benjamin J. Kim is a veteran litigator and trial lawyer on novel areas of law.
Recently, Ben litigated and tried some of the country’s first COVID-19 cases and provided strategic counsel to a wide range of industries, including healthcare, during an unprecedented pandemic that kept workplace safety and health at the top of all employers’ minds. His litigation background extends to a variety of claims such as harassment and discrimination cases involving high-level executives, nationwide and California-wide class and other representative actions, and other disputes between partners and founders. He also has litigated breach of contract, theft of trade secrets, privacy and tort cases. To complement his litigation and trial practice, Ben has counseled and represented clients through a variety of internal and government agency investigations and audits.
As part of his overall practice, Ben maintains an industry focus on entertainment and esports. In addition to providing counsel on legal issues related to the rapidly evolving technology and business needs of these sectors, Ben has advised entertainment and esports organizations on a variety of workplace-related issues.
Ben maintains an active pro bono practice advising nonprofit organizations.
Ben is also an active speaker on the latest employment law and Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) developments.
Ben joins from an international AmLaw 100 firm where he was a leader of the firm’s nationwide labor and employment group and chaired its OSHA practice.