Justin Kim



Justin Kim is a partner in the Orange County office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Complex Business & Commercial Litigation, General Liability, and Construction Practices. Justin represents corporations, individuals, small businesses, as well as nonprofit organizations in all stages of disputes, from pre-litigation counseling to appeals of complex actions in state and federal courts. 

Justin’s broad scope of litigation experience includes prosecution and defense of class actions and matters involving allegations of fraud, intentional interference, breach of contract, defamation, strict products liability, violations of California’s anti-discrimination statutes, unfair business practices, wrongful death, violations of consumer protection laws, defective construction and professional liability.

Justin works extensively in legal issues arising in cyberspace. He regularly advises technology companies with regard to intellectual property matters and liability issues involving news and social media. His practice includes trademark and copyright enforcement, regulatory compliance and commercial transactions. 

Justin also successfully represented his clients in several high profile matters specifically addressing the liability of interactive computer services for user-generated content. He provides counsel to entities with a significant online presence as well as application developers regarding publication of original and third party content.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Complex Business & Commercial Litigation
  • General Liability
  • Construction

Additional Experience



U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Awards & Honors

"Ones to Watch," Construction Law, Best Lawyers, 2022


University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Juris Doctor

University of California, Berkeley

Bachelor of Arts

Prior Experience

  • California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General, Civil Division Honors Program
  • Clerk, Honorable Donald S. Mitchell, San Francisco Superior Court


  • Dyroff v. Ultimate Software Grp., Inc., 934 F.3d 1093 (9th Cir. 2019)
  • Dyroff v. Ultimate Software Grp., Inc., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 194524 (N.D. Cal. 2017)
  • Witkoff v. Topix, LLC, 2015 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 6521 (unpublished)