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Sedgwick LLP

Robert Kum
Partner

Los Angeles, California
tel: 213.426.6900
fax: 877.547.6580

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Robert Kum is an active trial attorney whose practice specializes in complex litigation matters concerning catastrophic injuries and business disputes in various state and federal courts throughout the United States.  He has extensive experience in dispute resolution including arbitration and mediation and has served as a mediator for the Los Angeles County Superior Court. 

As head of the Toxic Tort Practice Group for the Los Angeles office, he leads a team of attorneys that defend various actions ranging from a single plaintiff to mass torts involving thousands of plaintiffs. In addition, he provides additional services to his clients including preparing corporate witnesses for trial and depositions, and mock trials. He also provides guidance to companies concerning latest technological advances and cost saving measures applied to various forms of litigation.

Areas of Concentration

Toxic Tort and Environmental Law; Mass Tort Litigation; Product Liability

Admissions

California; District of Columbia; 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; U.S. District Court (C.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (N.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (S.D. Cal.)

Education

J.D. (1996) Pepperdine University School of Law
B.A. (1991) University of California, Berkeley