Phillip Shinn is joining Lim Ruger’s trial team as a partner in its San Francisco office. Mr. Shinn is a career trial lawyer with numerous jury trials and arbitrations under his belt. In addition to years of private practice in California and two and a half years in Korea, Mr. Shinn is also a former Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal Staff Attorney. He has broad business and commercial litigation experience, including litigation of matters involving products liability, employment, construction, insurance coverage, intellectual property, white collar defense, and cross-border matters, as well as international arbitration work. Mr. Shinn has been a speaker and written numerous articles on topics ranging from the law on unmanned aircraft systems to the role of experts in litigation.
Mr. Shinn’s accomplishments underscore Lim Ruger’s commitment to the community and leadership in the legal profession. He has held many leadership positions, such as President of the International Association of Korean Lawyers (Overseas Chapter), President and member of the Board of Governors for the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Northern District of California Lawyer Representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, President of the Asian American Bar Association-Greater Bay Area, member of the Board of Directors of the Asian Law Council-ALC, and member of the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation.
Mr. Shinn received his J.D. from UC Berkeley’s School of Law, and his bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley.