Sally Lin plays a pivotal role as a member of KBK’s accomplished legal team. She has extensive experience preparing key litigation documents and arguments on behalf of clients at multidistrict and state levels. Ms. Lin has worked on high-stakes cases spanning several practice areas, including complex commercial litigation, entertainment, product liability, financial services, and managed care.

Ms. Lin also maintains an active pro bono practice and has worked to defend asylum-seekers placed in deportation proceedings. She is also proficient in Mandarin.

Education

University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, J.D., 2020

  • Writing Advisor for Legal Research and Writing
  • Social Chair of Intellectual Property Law Association

University of California at Los Angeles, B.A., Music History, 2015

  • Graduated cum laude
  • Awarded Department’s Highest Honors

Complex Commercial Litigation

  • Drafted litigation documents, including discovery responses, dispositive motions, and briefs, in connection with a breach of contract and fraud action in the U.S. Central District of California.
  • Helped secure dismissal for a multibillion insurance company accused of gender discrimination.
  • Served as lead point of contact for opposing counsel in connection with administering plaintiff profile forms in a mass tort multidistrict litigation.
  • Prepared to take and defend depositions and drafted dispositive motions in connection with a construction product liability action in the U.S. Southern District of California.
  • Helped draft a successful Daubertmotion for a multibillion medical equipment manufacturing company.

Pro Bono

  • Drafted briefs in support of requests for asylum and relief under the U.N. Convention Against Torture treaty.
  • Developed arguments in preparation for merits hearings of clients placed in deportation proceedings.
  • Successfully represented a client in obtaining legal custody of a minor.
  • Reed Smith LLP
    Litigation Associate, January 2021—July 2023
    Summer Associate, May 2019—July 2019
  • Manesh & Mizrahi, APLC
    Legal Intern, June 2018—August 2018
  • California, 2021
  • U.S. District Courts
    Southern District of California