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Rebecca Kimura
Associate
work: (212) 682-0020
Putney Twombly Hall & Hirson LLP
521 Fifth Avenue New York, NY, 10175USA
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REBECCA K. KIMURA is an associate with the firm’s Labor and Employment practice group.  Her experience includes all aspects of civil defense litigation and appellate work, with an emphasis on employment matters. Ms. Kimura has defended employers in wage and hour class actions, and claims involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination.  She has also litigated actions brought under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and practiced in the area of employee benefits and executive compensation.  She has successfully brought numerous summary judgment motions and other dispositive motions on behalf of Fortune 100 companies, and defended them on appeal.  In addition to litigation, Ms. Kimura also provides advice and counsel to clients in all areas of employment matters.

Ms. Kimura received her law degree from Cornell Law School in 1992, and her undergraduate degree from Columbia University, Barnard College, where she graduated with honors.  While in law school, she was a judicial intern in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.  

She is admitted to practice before all courts of the States of New York and California, the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of California and the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.