Benjamin J. Kim is a Shareholder in the Los Angeles, California office of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Mr. Kim represents employers in a range of employment and labor matters, including those involving alleged wage and hour violations, workplace safety and health violations (“OSHA”), employment discrimination, workplace harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and disability accommodation. These matters include litigation in both California state and federal courts, and they involve single and multi-plaintiff lawsuits, as well as a wide range of class actions.
Mr. Kim also counsels and represents companies and nonprofit organizations in actions and investigations brought by various state and federal agencies, including the California Department of Industrial Relations (including the Division of Occupational Safety and Health and the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement), the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the US Department of Labor (including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Mine Safety and Health Administration). As a member of the firm’s Workplace Safety and Health practice group, Mr. Kim represents employers in various state and federal OSHA investigations and actions throughout the country.
In addition to litigating cases, Mr. Kim provides advice on various labor and employment issues as well as training for employers on a variety of topics, including sexual harassment prevention and wage and hour compliance.
Mr. Kim received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. He received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona.
"The Heat Is On For California Employers" Law360 (January 23, 2014) [Co-Author]
"California Employers Should Prepare For Increased Enforcement Of, And Ligitation Over, New OSHA Standards Regarding Serious Violations" CA EMPLOYER (December 2010) [Co-Author]
Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activities
- Asian Rehabilitation Service (Board Member and Treasurer)