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Haynes and Boone Lawyers Highlighted in California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

ORANGE COUNTY/SILICON VALLEY – The 2013 Northern and Southern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars award listings feature five Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers from the Orange County and Silicon Valley offices. >>

Recent Publications

Diversity Highlights (2013)

The Attorney Diversity Committee (ADC) at Haynes and Boone, LLP is comprised of more than 60 attorneys, management and administrative team members that meets each month to advance our firm’s numerous diversity efforts. This document summarizes the efforts and accomplishments of 2013. >>

Kimberly A. Chase


Orange County

18100 Von Karman Avenue
Suite 750
Irvine, California 92612
T +1 949.202.3058
F +1 949.202.3158

Areas of Practice


  • J.D., University of California, Davis School of Law, 2007, UC Davis Law Review, Senior Notes & Comments Editor; Witkin Award for Academic Excellence
  • B.A., History and Study of Religion, University of California, Los Angeles, 2003, cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Nevada

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Judicial Clerkships

Judicial Extern to Judge Jan Pluim, Judge Edward Simpson, and Judge Joseph DeVanon in the Los Angeles County Superior Court
Kimberly A. Chase

Kimberly Chase is an associate in the Litigation/Trial Practice Group in the Orange County office of Haynes and Boone, LLP, where her practice focuses on complex commercial and business litigation, employment litigation, and trademark litigation.  Kimberly has litigated a variety of matters in state and federal courts throughout California and Nevada.  Among other things, she has handled contract and fraud claims, employment discrimination and wrongful termination cases, trademark and copyright infringement cases, corporate dissolution proceedings, and insurance coverage and bad faith matters.

Recent Publications

  • "Vexing the Vexatious: Using California’s Vexatious Litigant Statute to Obtain a Stay, Attorneys’ Fees, or a Dismissal," ABTL Report, Winter 2012

Professional Recognition

  • Recognized in Southern California Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Edition, 2013, and selected for inclusion in Top Women Attorneys in Southern California. 


  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • William P. Gray Legion Lex Inn of Court
  • Public Law Center’s Young Professionals Group, Co-Chair 
  • Orange County Diversity Task Force, Haynes and Boone representative
  • Orange County Bar Association’s Legislative Resolutions Committee
  • Public Law Center’s Volunteers for Justice Committee
  • Haynes and Boone’s Diversity Committee
  • Haynes and Boone’s Women Entry-Level Recruiting Subcommittee
  • Mentor, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Law School Mentoring Program