Punzalan Law is pleased to announce that litigator Heidi Kim has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Heidi brings a wealth of legal experience to Punzalan Law. She began her legal career at San Francisco-based Gordon & Rees LLP in products liability and commercial litigation. She then moved to Townsend and Townsend and Crew LLP (now Kilpatrick Townsend LLP), specializing in patent litigation, technology transactional work, and business litigation. Heidi is a seasoned litigator with extensive experience in trial and motion practice in federal and state courts, and has counseled clients on a wide variety of legal issues. Heidi most recently served as a Legal Research Attorney for the Superior Court of California, Santa Clara County, where she evaluated motions and made recommendations to the judiciary in the Civil Division. Heidi is admitted to practice in all California courts and the Northern and Central Districts of California.
Heidi has also exhibited a commitment to pro bono work and has worked with a variety of non-profit organizations in obtaining temporary restraining orders for domestic violence victims, assisting with asylum applications, and serving as a mentor to a foster child. In her spare time, Heidi plays violin as a member of San Jose’s professional orchestra, Symphony Silicon Valley, and serves on the Board of Directors for the California Music Center in San Francisco.
Heidi received her Bachelor of Arts from Stanford University in 1999 and her Master of Music degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and Yale University. Heidi received her Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2006.