Kimberly D. Lewis is Of Counsel in the Land Use and Litigation Departments.
Kimberly has over 25 years of general business litigation experience with an emphasis in the area of environmental law and litigation and insurance coverage. She provides her clients with aggressive, creative and cost effective representation.
As of counsel to the litigation department, Kimberly has successfully handled numerous CERCLA matters, including multi-party Superfund and private cost recovery matters, involving significant exposures. In addition to her CERCLA litigation experience, Kimberly has litigated cases under RCRA, the Clean Water Act, the California Environmental Quality Act and matters involving property damage, tort, nuisance, trespass and statutory claims. Kimberly also has expertise in assisting and advising clients in the acquisition and sale of properties with environmental issues, as well as representing clients in disputes with environmental agencies at the local, state and federal level to resolve those disputes in innovative ways.
Kimberly also regularly represents clients in a wide range of insurance coverage matters involving commercial liability, errors and omissions and environmental/pollution liability and property policies (including business interruption claims). Her clients include insurers, policy holders, property owners, developers, purchasers, business owners and landlords and tenants. She has extensive deposition and trial experience, has been lead counsel in numerous trials and binding arbitrations and has been instrumental in obtaining favorable settlements for her clients in large multi-party matters involving substantial claims at both the pre-litigation stage, mediation and in judicial settlement conferences.
Kimberly graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Economy of Natural Resources. She received her legal education at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, where she served as both a staff member and Articles Editor of the Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Journal.
- Moldo Davidson Fraioli Seror & Sestanovich LLP, Los Angeles, California, Senior Associate