Professional Biography

Bo W. Kim Senior Counsel

  • Los Angeles

    D +1.310.788.3255

    F +1.310.843.1276

    Los Angeles

    1888 Century Park East, Suite 1700

    Los Angeles, CA

    +1.310.788.3255

    BKim@perkinscoie.com

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OVERVIEW

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

Publications
  • 12.08.2016
    California Supreme Court Establishes Duty in Take-Home Asbestos Exposure Cases
    Updates
    On December 1, 2016, the Supreme Court of California held that the duty of employers and premises owners to exercise ordinary care in their use of asbestos in their businesses includes a duty to take reasonable care to prevent secondary (take-home) asbestos exposure to members of a worker’s household.

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Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • California

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

Education

  • The University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2001
  • Pomona College, B.A., 1996

Languages

  • Korean

  • Spanish

Professional Biography

Bo W. Kim Senior Attorney

  • Los Angeles

    D +1.310.788.3255

    F +1.310.843.1276

    Los Angeles

    1888 Century Park East, Suite 1700

    Los Angeles, CA

    +1.310.788.3255

    BKim@perkinscoie.com

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OVERVIEW

Bo Kim has been involved with asbestos litigation since 2002. For over five years, Bo has managed hundreds of cases for The Boeing Company. He has also actively defended cases for Honeywell International and, more recently, Georgia-Pacific LLC. He is extremely knowledgeable and adept in handling the unique complexities of an asbestos case from start to finish, having the ability to properly evaluate a case at the outset, conduct effective discovery and deposition, write winning motions, and negotiate favorable settlements. In addition to asbestos work, Bo has a broader product liability litigation experience in aviation and toxic tort matters.

Professional Leadership

  • Korean American Bar Association, Member, 2001 - present

Community Involvement

  • Redeemer Presbyterian Church, Member, 2003 - present

Related Employment

  • Plunkett Cooney, P.C., Summer Associate, 1999

RELATED INFORMATION

Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • California

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

Education

  • The University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2001
  • Pomona College, B.A., 1996

Languages

  • Korean

  • Spanish