Kimberly Chemerinsky concentrates her practice on complex litigation and white collar criminal defense, and she has experience defending financial institutions, telecommunications carriers, insurance companies and other businesses and individuals in a wide variety of matters. Her cases have involved a wide range of substantive practice areas, including antitrust, business torts, commercial foreclosures, unfair debt collection issues (FDCPA, FCRA, Rosenthal Act, etc.), trade regulation, and franchise and products liability/personal injury.
Ms. Chemerinsky received her J.D. from Duke Law School in 2007, where she served as the symposium editor of the Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy and as a research assistant, assisting in the preparation of briefs and oral argument for Scheidler v. National Organization for Women, decided during the 2005–06 term of the United States Supreme Court. After graduation, she served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Marcia Morales Howard of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida in Fort Myers, and then as a lecturing fellow with the Center for Criminal Justice and Professional Responsibility at Duke Law School, where she co-taught the Wrongful Convictions Clinic course. In 2003, Ms. Chemerinsky earned a B.A. from the Colorado College.
- Represented a credit reporting company in California state court in a case involving antitrust, unfair competition and business tort claims; the plaintiff dismissed its case on the eve of executive depositions.
- Served as counsel to a Fortune 500 insurance company in the Central District of California in a franchise termination case involving business tort and unfair competition claims; achieved settlement before trial for a fraction of the asserted damages.
- Represented a major telecommunications company in a dispute involving the imposition of telecommunication user taxes.
- Los Angeles County Bar Association
- National Association of Women Lawyers
- Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles