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  1. Consumer Protection: 34%
  2. Litigation: 33%
  3. Defective Products: 33%

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Perkins Coie

Four Embarcadero Center Suite 2400
San Francisco, CA, 94111-4131


DCActive 198907/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
ListedNorthern California Super Lawyers2010
ListedNorthern California Super Lawyers2009
ListedSouthern California Super Lawyers2008
ListedSouthern California Super Lawyers2007
ListedSouthern California Super Lawyers2004
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
Asian/Pacific Bar of California, Advisory CouncilMember2009 - Present
Japanese American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
National Asian Pacific American Bar AssociationTreasurer2005 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Securities Litigation CommitteeMember2005 - Present
Bar Association of San FranciscoMemberN/A
Judicial Council of California, Civil and Small Claims Advisory CommitteeMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Association of Business Trial LawyersMemberN/A
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar FoundationFellowN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
ABA, Class Actions and Derivative Suits CommitteeMember2008 - 2008
American Bar Association, Minority Trial Lawyer CommitteeMember2005 - 2006
American Bar Association, Products Liability, General Liability and Consumer Law Executive CommitteeMember2005 - 2006
American Bar Association, Minority Trial Lawyer CommitteeMember2005 - 2006
National Asian Pacific American Bar AssociationVice President1999 - 1999
Los Angeles County Superior Court, West District, Civil Advisory BoardMember1997 - 1998
Publication nameTitleDate
Washington Legal Foundation Legal BackgrounderHow Bad is Bad? Courts Remain Split on Key Punitive Damages Issue2006
American Bar Association publicationClass Actions in Motor Vehicle Products Liability2006
Washington Legal Foundation publicationCourt Dramatically Expands Strict Liability Tort Theory2005
National Law JournalFollow ABA principles2005
Andrews Litigation Reporter: Toxic TortsThe End of the ‘Sting’? California Supreme Court to Review Punitive Damage Standards2004
Daily JournalRomo’ Provides Specific Limit on Punitive Damages Awards2004
Washington JournalStopping the Abuse: Court Decision May Provide Relief From Misuse of the False Claims Act2001
In-House Law Practice & Management, an Altman Weil Pensa publicationHow Safe Are Product Safety Programs?1997
Corporate Legal TimesConsumer Expectations Test May Be Axed in New Restatement1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Virginia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Emory UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1977