Gerald S. Ohn is an attorney with significant experience defending and prosecuting a wide range of litigation, including class actions, on behalf of individuals, businesses, corporations, and governmental entities in state and federal courts.
Mr. Ohn is a trial lawyer who has successfully conducted jury trials in state and federal courts, including against major law firms. Mr. Ohn has also made winning oral arguments in appellate court. Accordingly, Mr. Ohn is well versed in all phases of litigation from inception through verdict and appeal.
Awards / Distinctions
For 3 years in a row from 2012 to 2014, Gerald S. Ohn was selected as a Rising Star by the Southern California Super Lawyers magazine. This recognition is also published in Los Angeles magazine. This distinction is given to only a very small percentage of California's attorneys each year. Attorneys are only considered for selection if they have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement across numerous indicators. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
In 2013, Gerald S. Ohn received the highest available rating of 10.0 and was described as "Superb" by the lawyer rating website Avvo.com.
In 2012, Mr. Ohn was included in the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association's Directory of Asian Pacific American Partners and Senior Attorneys in Major US Law Firms (the "NAPABA Partners Directory"). The NAPABA Partners Directory is the most comprehensive resource of its kind for some of the best lawyers practicing in the best law firms in the country.
In 2012, Gerald S. Ohn was admitted to The Order of Distinguished Attorneys for the Beverly Hills Bar Association in recognition of Mr. Ohn's outstanding dedication to the legal profession.
Baird v. Alameida, 407 F. Supp. 2d 1134 (C.D. Cal. 2005).
Results from Mr. Ohn's trials and settlements were featured in the Verdicts & Settlements section of the Daily Journal on August 24, 2007, June 22, 2012, March 14, 2014 and December 12, 2014; and in Trials Digest on June 5, 2006, June 11, 2007 and June 25, 2012
Central District of California, United States District Court
Northern District of California, United States District Court
Eastern District of California, United States District Court
Southern District of California, United States District Court
Ninth Circuit, United States Court of Appeal
United States Supreme Court
On November 8, 2014, Gerald S. Ohn served as a speaker and faculty member at the continuing legal education program on the Art of Negotiation: A Learn-by-doing Opportunity at the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Annual Convention in Arizona.
On May 22, 2014, Gerald S. Ohn served as a panelist on a continuing legal education program regarding Criminal Law Issues In Personal Injury Litigation at the Beverly Hills Bar Association in Beverly Hills, California.
On April 17, 2014, Gerald S. Ohn served as the moderator for a continuing legal education program on Exhaustion Of Administrative Remedies Against Government Entities at the Beverly Hills Bar Association in Beverly Hills, California.
On November 9, 2013, Gerald S. Ohn served as a faculty member at the program on the Art of Negotiation at the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Annual Convention in Kansas City.
On November 7, 2013, Gerald S. Ohn was a panelist at the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Annual Convention in Kansas City on the Nuts & Bolts of Starting Your Own Law Practice: Fundamentals and Practical Considerations.
Brown University, Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Studies
Semester Abroad, Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea
Prior to establishing the Law Offices of Gerald S. Ohn, Mr. Ohn was a Principal at a prominent law firm in the San Francisco area.
Mr. Ohn is a former Deputy Attorney General with the California Department of Justice in Los Angeles.
Mr. Ohn was a Litigation Associate at international law firms in Los Angeles.
Mr. Ohn was a clerk for the Alliance for Children’s Rights in Los Angeles.
Before law school, Mr. Ohn worked as a paralegal at Bae, Kim & Lee LLC in Seoul, South Korea.
Mr. Ohn has conducted pro bono work for the American Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and Public Counsel. In addition, Mr. Ohn has served as a judge for moot court competitions held at the UCLA School of Law.