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Yanina F. Kim represents employers in all aspects of employment litigation, including single-plaintiff lawsuits involving claims of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Yanina was an associate in the labor and employment group of a national law firm.
While attending Loyola Law School, Yanina served as a member of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review and as a judicial extern to Judge Richard L. Fruin of the Los Angeles Superior Court. She also conducted preliminary hearings as a certified law clerk on behalf of the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Upon graduation, Yanina was elected to the Order of the Coif.
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Labor & Employment, Law360 (2017, 2019)
US District Court for the Central District of California
US Court of Appeals for Ninth Circuit
Loyola Law School, 2014, J.D., cum laude
Wellesley College, 2008, B.A., International Relations and Political Science