Rebecca is a strong advocate for her clients and has successfully brought numerous summary judgment motions and other dispositive motions on behalf of Fortune 100 companies, and defended them on appeal.
Rebecca has extensive experience in all aspects of civil defense litigation and appellate work, with an emphasis on employment matters. She has defended employers in wage and hour class actions, and claims involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination in state and federal court as well as in arbitration. She has also litigated actions brought under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and practiced in the area of employee benefits and executive compensation. In addition to litigation, Ms. Kimura also provides advice and counsel to clients in all areas of employment matters.
Prior to joining the firm, Rebecca was an attorney at Putney, Twombly, Hall & Hirson LLP and before that was an attorney at an employment litigation boutique in San Francisco, California, where she represented primarily Fortune 100 companies. She started her legal practice at the ACLU Children’s Rights Project, in New York, and later with Children’s Rights, Inc.