LOS ANGELES, CA—Kelley Drye & Warren LLP today announced that it has appointed Kimberly Carter as office managing partner for its Los Angeles location. Kim will oversee day-to-day office management, implement operating and strategic plans, manage budgets, and represent Kelley Drye in the Los Angeles community.
Carter regularly counsels clients on employment-related issues ranging from disability accommodations, protected leaves of absence, personnel policies, employee handbooks, and employee discipline and termination. She has extensive experience in a wide array of employment law matters including defense of high-stakes single plaintiff litigation, wage and hour class action matters, and compliance counseling.
Today’s announcement comes as the firm also completes a cross-city move to a new downtown location. This move continues the expansion of the firm’s presence in California, which has included the recent additions of partner Becca Wahlquist (Consumer and Class Action), special counsel Sojin Yoon (Litigation), as well as associates Ronnie Arenas (Labor and Employment), Rod Ghaemmaghami (Advertising), and Nathan Jamieson (Litigation).
In total, Kelley Drye has eight offices across the United States, and is home to skilled practitioners in the areas of litigation, trade, advertising and data privacy, communications, regulatory, government relations, labor and employment, real estate, corporate, bankruptcy, intellectual property, and more.