Erica Kim

    Erica Kim is an associate at Garcia Hernández Sawhney, LLP’s Los Angeles area office. She is a member of the commercial litigation group.
    Erica specializes in complex commercial litigation and privacy matters.  She has successfully represented individuals and corporations in pre-litigation and litigation matters, including jury trials, oppositions to summary judgment motions, Pitchess motions and other motions.  Erica is developing a niche specialty in California Anti-SLAPP law matters.  She has also successfully negotiated retractions and/or removal of false and defamatory information from public sites.
    Erica is admitted to the practice of law in California and is proficient in Korean.

Specialties

Commercial litigation, First Amendment (Right of Publicity, Defamation, Trade Libel, Anti-SLAPP), Entertainment law

Education

  • University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law – J.D.
  • University of California, San Diego – B.A. Political Science-American Politics and Ethnic Studies, magna cum laude

Accomplishments

  • Judicial Extern for Justice Lee Smalley Edmon, Presiding Justice of the California Court of Appeals: Second Appellate District, Division 3
  • Designed the Proposal that led to the creation of UCLA Law’s pro-bono Music Industry Clinic

Community Involvement

  • On-Call Korean Translator Volunteer at Bet Tzedek and Asian Americans Advancing Justice
Practice Areas

Attorney