Kim is passionate about learning the intricacies of her clients' businesses and developing effective and efficient approaches to achieve her clients' goals. She enjoys crafting novel legal arguments and creative litigation strategies for her clients.Kim focuses her practice on class action defense, complex commercial disputes, appeals and professional liability matters.
Chair of the firm's Class Action Practice Group, Kim has substantial experience defending class action lawsuits involving a broad range of industries including health care, insurance, membership clubs, loan servicing and cosmetics. She also has a deep knowledge of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), which imposes potentially staggering liability on companies for relatively routine marketing conduct. These cases – which come with $500-1500 in statutory damages per improper fax or telephone call – require a careful and creative legal strategy. Kim also defends clients facing high-profile actions brought by state Attorneys General and has dealt with the unique challenges posed by parallel class actions and Attorney General proceedings. Kim has published articles and advisories on federal and state class action practice, and the TCPA, and speaks on these topics.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Kim E. Rinehart