Kimmy Yu is an Attorney at Bird Marella. Her practice includes representing corporations and individuals in matters involving business disputes, shareholder disputes, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, unfair competition, intellectual property disputes, and employment.
Ms. Yu has successfully litigated cases in both state and federal courts, as well as arbitration proceedings. She has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation, including law and motion practice, large e-discovery projects, and trials.
Ms. Yu is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese and has a deep understanding of the Chinese culture and business practices. She received her law degree from Syracuse University School of Law, where she served as Student Attorney at the Securities Arbitration and Consumer In-House Clinic and the Pro Bono Bankruptcy Clinic. Ms. Yu received her B.A. from University of California, Berkeley.
Education & Admissions
- Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 2009
- University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 2003
- California, 2009
- Member, Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association
- Member, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Represented world’s largest electronics contract manufacturer in a ten-day arbitration hearing in Los Angeles, California.
Prevailed on motion for judgment on the pleadings against a licensed junket operator in Macau in a $10 million breach of contract lawsuit.
Successfully defended the owner of a large scale retail store chain in a breach of fiduciary duty and fraud case, resulting in dismissal of the case without leave to amend.
Successfully defended an independent aerospace manufacturing company in a long-running employment suit after multiple demurrers, resulting in dismissal of the case without leave to amend.
Successfully defended one of the largest American fashion retailers in a design copyright infringement lawsuit, obtaining a dismissal with prejudice by summary judgment.
Obtained favorable settlement terms on behalf of a large Taiwanese conglomerate and other lead defendants in a 34-defendant civil RICO and alter ego lawsuit.
News & Insights
Bird Marella Achieves Dismissal of Wrongful Termination Suit on Behalf of Aerospace Manufacturer
Bird Marella attorneys Gary Lincenberg, Paul Chan, and Kimmy Yu successfully defended an independent aerospace manufacturing company in a long-running employment suit. The plaintiff, a former employee, alleged …
Wednesday, October 7, 2020Go to the post
Bird Marella Prevails on Motion for Summary Judgment in Copyright Dispute
Bird Marella attorneys Ekwan Rhow, Kimmy Yu, and Gabriela Rivera obtained summary judgment of all claims against Forever 21, a global fashion retailer, in a copyright infringement action. The court …
Wednesday, June 20, 2018Go to the post