Liliana Kim

Bar Admissions

California

Liliana Kim

Associate

Liliana Kim is an associate in the Los Angeles office. She represents employers in single-plaintiff actions involving claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, failure to accommodate, and wrongful termination, as well as wage and hour class and representative actions. Prior to joining GBG, she was an associate at Littler Mendelson, an international labor & employment firm, where she gained experience drafting employee handbooks and policies and advising employers on personnel matters to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal laws. Liliana has also worked as an appellate court attorney at the California Court of Appeal, Second District, where she drafted appellate decisions in civil, criminal, and juvenile dependency matters.

During law school, Liliana was an articles editor of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, where her student comment on the interaction between federal disability laws was selected for publication. In her previous career, she worked as an editor in the educational publishing industry in New York and Philadelphia, most notably in the elementary division of McGraw-Hill.

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D., 2015
  • Columbia University, Teachers College, M.A., 2003
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 2001, cum laude
Key Practice & Industry Experience

Key Practice Experience

  • State and federal equal employment laws, including the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA)
  • Leaves of absence, interactive process, and disability accommodations
  • Wage and hour class actions and representative actions under the California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA)
  • Employee handbooks and personnel policies

Key Industries

  • Healthcare
  • Retail
  • Technology
  • Micromobility
  • Education
Professional & Civic

Professional & Civic

  • National Employment Law Council, Academy Fellow
  • Pro bono representation and advice/counsel for International Refugee Assistance Project, Public Counsel, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Survivors of Torture Internationa
Recognitions & Honors

Recognitions & Honors

  • First Honors Award, Legal Research and Writing, Loyola Law School
  • Kenneth B. Chang Memorial Scholarship, Korean American Bar Association
  • College Alumni Society Henry Reed Prize, English Department, University of Pennsylvania