Ericksen Arbuthnot

Angela G. Kim Managing Partner Shareholder

Los Angeles
Office Phone: 231.489.4411
Office Fax: 213.489.4332
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Practice Areas

  • Construction Liability
  • Coverage
  • Environmental / Toxic Tort
  • General Liability
  • Other Areas
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
Angela Kim has worked as both a plaintiff's attorney and defense litigator during her legal career and has extensive trial experience. She is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell and is a partner and shareholder in the Los Angeles office.

Her background includes the defense of many types of litigation, including medical malpractice, governmental entity work, broker's and agent's liability, professional negligence, construction defect, automobile liability (including uninsured/underinsured motorist, set-up and staged accidents), premises liability, strict products liability, toxic tort claims (e.g., carbon monoxide), asbestos claims, breast implant claims, coverage opinions, first party losses and examinations under oath, appellate work, wrongful termination, business and commercial litigation, entertainment, and employment related matters, intentional tort claims (e.g., defamation), subrogation, and a range of general civil liability matters.

Angela also represents networks, producers, creators, distributors and financiers in all media, including television, music, motion pictures and digital media. Her clients include production companies, program suppliers to television networks and cable networks, individual artists, writers, and performers. She has successfully negotiated contracts and counseled on behalf of production companies, producers, performers and writers in television, music and motion pictures, and negotiated license and production agreements on behalf of her clients. She has consulted on marketing and product integration matters and managed risk management issues for movie and television projects. She has also had Motions for Summary Judgement granted based on waivers, releases and lack of breach and causation on behalf of a network, producers, creators, production companies and financiers.

She has successfully defended a number of Fortune 500 companies and various corporations at trial. She is result-oriented and takes a proactive approach to litigation combined with an uncompromising work ethic.

Angela has successfully succeeded in having cases dismissed against Fortune 500 Corporations and was awarded fees, costs, and sanctions against plaintiffs. She had numerous Motions for Summary Judgment granted based on waivers, releases, and lack of duty, breach and causation. She has successfully succeeded in having cases dismissed against Government Entities and Corporations without incurring any discovery costs. She has also obtained a dismissal for a non-profit organization in a wrongful death case without incurring any discovery costs.

Martindale Rating

AV Preeminent


  • California Western School of Law, J.D.
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
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