Damien Morozumi is an of counsel attorney at the Hee J. Kim Law Firm, PC.
Mr. Morozumi is lead counsel of the Law Office of Damien Morozumi, A Professional Corporation, in San Francisco, California. For over 25 years, his firm has aggressively represented its clients in a variety of legal matters throughout the state of California. For the past several years, his firm has expanded to also offer mediation and arbitration services.
Mr. Morozumi has handled a wide variety of cases, with his primary focus on insurance defense litigation. Based on the cases his office has handled, they have developed specialty practice areas in commercial transportation (including but not limited to tour buses, big rigs, taxis, limousines, and tow trucks), government entity defense, business litigation, personal lines auto accident defense, environmental law, Prop. 65 and ADA claims, insurance coverage, premises liability, commercial and personal property defense, and SIU-Examinations under Oath.
Mr. Morozumi’s representation of government entities includes premises liability, as well as municipal buses, and other pubic conveyances. His office has defended public entities in premises liability and motor vehicle accidents. They also have an abundance of experience and expertise in the area of commercial transportation. They have been a member of the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA) for 10 years, and have been handling all types of cases involving trucking, buses, taxis, limousines, tow trucks, and other types of public conveyance. Many of the cases they have successfully defended involved catastrophic personal injuries.
His office’s experience with personal lines auto and homeowner claims is as abundant as it is diverse. They represent private individuals through their auto and homeowners insurance companies, in auto accident and premises liability cases. They are also experienced in pursuing and defending all kinds of subrogation claims. His firm provides insurance coverage opinions, and have defended insurance companies from first party claims brought by their own insureds. They also have years of experience working directly with claims adjusters on cases involving their Special Investigations Units and taking Examinations Under Oath. They review all file materials, conduct additional investigation, and prepare their analysis with recommendations on further action or investigation on the case, if warranted. Over the years they have saved our clients from paying hundreds of thousands of dollars in fraudulent claims.
Mr. Morozumi’s firm has defended its clients against a variety of environmental law cases, whether based on State or Federal law. They have handled cases involving, pollution claims, regulatory violations, land use, as well as claims based on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
The Law Office of Damien Morozumi is a litigation firm, providing superior representation to its clients, whether in mediation, arbitration, or trial. They have conducted multiple focus groups on high exposure cases, and volunteer on a regular basis with most Bay Area Courts, thus ensuring a first hand, accurate evaluation of local judges and jury tendencies in all bay area counties.
Mr. Morozumi and Mr. Kim first met on opposing sides of the courtroom when Mr. Kim began practicing law. After that case ended, they have continuously worked together in various matters.
Mr. Morozumi brings extensive litigation experience to the Hee J. Kim Law Firm, P.C., and assists in many aspects of pre-litigation and litigation matters, particularly in personal injury cases. And Mr. Morozumi brings indispensable experience and knowledge he has gained from regularly being on the defense side of personal injury cases.
Mr. Morozumi is a native San Franciscan, who has been a practicing litigator since 1990.
Admissions and Memberships
- State Bar of California
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
- U.S. District Court, Central District of California
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- Supreme Court of California
- San Francisco Law School, J.D.
- San Francisco State University, B.A.