Won M. Park is a member of Gipson Hoffman & Pancione’s Business Transactions and Litigation practice areas, with strong experience in professional liability litigation.

For more than two decades, Won has represented a range of clients from large institutions to individuals.  He counsels and represents clients in a wide variety of matters and disputes, focusing on labor and employment issues, commercial and business disputes, professional liability claims, and insurance and bad faith litigation, from inception through appeal.

Won’s practice includes counseling and representing employers in wage and hour claims, risk management, National Labor Relations Board charges, California Public Employment Relations Board charges, labor arbitrations, sexual harassment and discrimination claims, and Department of Industrial Relations cases.

Won has also successfully represented real property owners in breach of contract matters, which resulted in a defense verdict at trial; a national mortgage lender; and website and mobile app developers.

Won’s professional liability practice focuses on representing attorneys, real estate brokers, escrow officers, and insurance brokers.  His legal malpractice cases have arisen out of disputes over partnership, business, and real property matters, as well as marital dissolutions, health care, international law, and trusts and estates.  He has successfully handled State Bar disciplinary hearings, federal contempt hearings, fee disputes, and audits.

Education

J.D., University of San Diego, School of Law
     cum laude
     Order of the Coif
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles

Bar & Professional Memberships

The State Bar of California.

Practice Areas

Business Transactions
Litigation

The attorneys of Gipson Hoffman & Pancione have engaged in a wide range of critical legal matters in service to their clients.  The following are representative of the work and accomplishments of attorney Won M. Park:

  • Successfully convinced California Court of Appeal to reverse trial court’s order compelling disclosure of client’s private personal information.
  • Successfully persuaded California Court of Appeal to affirm trial court’s order granting summary judgment on behalf of insurance company client in Baroco West, Inc. v. Scottsdale Ins. Co., 110 Cal. App. 4th 96 (2003).
  • Obtained dismissal of contractor client following filing of Respondent’s Brief in California Court of Appeal, which argued doctrine of work-product protection and exceptions thereto should not be read into mediation privilege.  The California Supreme Court adopted the position in Rojas v. Sup. Ct. (Coffin), 33 Cal. 4th 407 (2004).