Foley Mansfield, a national law firm with 14 offices across the U.S., announced today that partner Kimberly L. Rivera has been named managing partner of the firm’s California offices in Los Angeles/Monrovia and Walnut Creek.
Rivera focuses her work on the defense of complex product liability, toxic tort, environmental and other general liability litigation. She manages high-risk product liability and talc manufacture claims for the firms Fortune 100 and 500 clients through trial and resolution. She has served as national coordinating counsel for major friction clients against toxic tort, asbestos, products liability, and premises liability cases from inception to trial. Rivera is also experienced in a range of insurance defense matters.
“Kim is a highly-skilled litigator with equally impressive leadership experience,” said Kyle Mansfield, managing partner of the firm. “Her guidance in the California offices will enhance our ability to serve clients in complex litigation matters in this region, and her presence and executive-level engagement as a managing partner will be a significant addition to our skilled, and diverse leaders across the firm. We are thrilled that she has stepped into this role.”
“Mentoring and working more closely with the talented lawyers in each of the California offices will be enormously rewarding,” Rivera said. “I look forward to combining what I’ve learned during my years leading management teams on complicated litigation matters and my experience serving community organizations to support our California attorneys and to help our clients
navigate the complex maze of trial litigation to obtain the best results.”
Rivera holds a J.D. from the University of Southern California (1998) and is a member of the American Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Latina Lawyers Association, Mexican American Bar Association, and Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles.
About Foley Mansfield
Foley Mansfield is a national law firm with more than 100 attorneys in 14 offices across the country. Through exemplary service and legal prowess both in and out of the courtroom, we have become known as one of the nation's leading firms providing legal expertise, creative solutions, and extensive trial experience across multiple jurisdictions. We successfully represent clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to small businesses and their committed to delivering results-oriented cost-effective legal solutions, and we put our clients first by offering a value-based business model that is focused of meeting their individual needs.