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Kimberly A. Quon

Senior Associate

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Overview

Kimberly Quon focuses her practice on environmental litigation with an emphasis on the defense of asbestos, toxic torts, and products liability cases. She focuses her practice on a diverse group of clients, including premises owners, contractors, and product manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers. Kimberly has defended companies in both state and federal courts at various stages of litigation, including pretrial through trial preparation. Kimberly has prepared several successful dispositive motions, including motions for summary judgment and summary adjudication, in both state and federal courts. She has also successfully obtained voluntary dismissals on behalf of her clients.

Prior to law school, Kimberly worked at law firms specializing in intellectual property. For several years, she worked full time as both a legal assistant and international patent specialist. Prior to joining the firm, Kimberly volunteered as a support attorney with the Public Counsel Law Center, a large pro bono law office in Los Angeles. During her time there, she worked on consumer law cases.

Representative Successes
  • Motions for summary judgment granted on behalf of product manufacturers in personal injury cases arising from alleged exposures to toxic products.
  • Successfully secured dismissals on behalf of the premises owner in various toxic tort cases, as the result of motions for summary judgment filed in order to demonstrate to plaintiffs that they could not prevail on their theory of premises owner liability, despite extensive testimony from various witnesses.
  • Secured dismissals on behalf of the product manufacturer and premises owner in toxic tort cases, as the result of filing motions to strike essential prior testimony, in order to demonstrate to plaintiffs that no admissible evidence existed to prove their cases.
  • Successfully secured a dismissal on behalf of equipment manufacturer of plaintiffs’ claims of injuries resulting from component parts allegedly affixed to the client’s equipment, based on a motion for summary judgment filed in order to demonstrate to plaintiffs that the client would prevail under a non-original equipment manufacturer parts/replacement parts defense.
Industry Involvement

Professional Affiliations:

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
Beyond the Office

While in law school, Kimberly served as the executive editor for Whittier Law Review and also worked as a research assistant on a constitutional law project, one of her favorite areas of law. She was a recipient of the Dean’s Merit Scholarship and was on the Honor Roll, Dean’s List, and was a Dean’s Fellow and a CALI awards recipient. Kimberly has volunteered as a law clerk for the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, Homicide Unit, and the Orange County Superior Court, in addition to having served as a competing member of the Trial Advocacy Honors Board, which provided her with valuable mock trial experience that ultimately led to her passion for litigation.

Kimberly enjoys leading a healthy and active lifestyle.  Her hobbies include Pilates, spinning, bike riding, running, gardening, snowboarding, and cooking.  During her spare time, Kimberly enjoys attending wine tastings, trying new restaurants, and visiting the beach to fully enjoy the great Southern California weather! Kimberly comes from a close-knit family, one that always makes sure to sit down together for Sunday dinner, despite all their busy lives.