Janet H. Kwuon Photo
jkwuon@reedsmith.com

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Janet defends clients in complex (often multi-plaintiff) tort and commercial disputes litigation in state and federal courts. Janet often works on multi-district litigation, class actions, and coordinated actions, serving either as national and lead counsel or as regional or local counsel as part of a broader legal team. Her clients include pharmaceutical and medical device companies (from start-ups to large global companies), managed care companies, and higher education institutions.

Credentials

  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, 1989, J.D., Moot Court Honors Board
  • University of California, Berkeley, 1985, B.A., Political Science

  • District of Columbia
  • California

  • Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (Board Member, 2013-2015)
  • Sedona Conference Working Groups on Electronic Document Retention and Production and International Electronic Information Management and Disclosure, 2007-present
  • American Bar Association (Tort and Insurance Practice Committee 2001-2003)
  • Defense Research Institute, Member (1996 to present); Speaker at Annual Meeting (2002)
  • California Continuing Education of the Bar, Speaker at numerous seminars (1999-2001 and 2004)
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (Board Member 2002-2003)

Awards & Recognition

  • Named, One of the Most Influential Minority Attorneys in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal (2018) 
  • Listed Super Lawyers in Civil Litigation Defense