Kimberly Arouh is a reputed litigation attorney providing services in Business Litigation, Employment Litigation: Defense, and Environmental Litigation and Appellate since 1992. Her additional practice areas include arbitration & mediation, international law, securities law, company representation, and mergers & acquisitions.
She serves as the head of the San Diego office of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC and is also on the firm’s Electronic Discovery Committee and Diversity & Inclusion Committee. She provides excellent service, understands her client’s business, and strives to achieve her client’s objectives.
She has successfully handled complex litigation cases related to construction & real estate, water rights, merger & acquisition, contract, employment, land use, eminent domain, energy, securities & derivative, class actions, and antitrust.
She has represented clients in a wide range of industries such as energy, life sciences, financial services, construction, international services, telecommunications, and real estate. She has argued before the federal and state trial courts and has also represented her clients in the appeals court as well as domestic and international arbitration tribunals.
Attorney Arouh has handled such litigation and arbitrations that impact her clients’ interests throughout the U.S., and also in Canada, American Samoa, Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, Bermuda, Thailand, England, Israel, Italy, France, New Zealand, and the Philippines.
She is an active member of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, the American Inns of Court, the Forum For Executive Women, and Louis M. Welsh Inn.
She has also served as the newsletter editor for the Federal Bar Association, on the Mega-Region Committee for the San Diego Regional Economic Development Commission, as the president and on the Board of Directors of the San Diego League, and on the Steering Committee for the Pinnacle Awards for Athena.
She is famous for frequently participating in panel discussions and lecturing on topics such as the representation of public companies, social media policies, trial preparation, and issues relating to the sale of private companies. She has also made presentations at the Big Brothers Big Sisters Large Agency Alliance Conference, the Association of Corporate Counsel roundtables, and other forums.
Before joining her current law firm, she worked as a litigator with the international law firm of Latham & Watkins LLP for almost twenty years. There she served as the local chair of the Securities & Professional Liability Practice Group, and a member of its Employment, Securities, Appellate, Energy, and International Arbitration Practice Groups.
In the District Attorney’s Office, she served as a prosecutor for trials, presided over trials as a judge pro tem at the San Diego Superior Court. She started her legal career serving as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable David R. Thompson in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Kimberly Arouh obtained her Juris Doctorate from the UCLA Law School in 1992. While studying there, she served as an elected member of the Order of the Coif academic honor society and worked as an editor of the UCLA Law Review and the UCLA Women’s Law Journal.
Before studying law, she attended the University of Pennsylvania and earned her Bachelor in Arts summa cum laude. She was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society while studying there.
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