Kathleen N. Hirose

Kathleen Hirose has over 25 years of diverse experience as a civil litigator and in-house counsel in the areas of complex business litigation and corporate compliance, among others.  She has worked for three major law firms including Jones Day, and has served as in-house counsel for three major publicly-traded corporations:  BP (formerly British Petroleum), Hilton Hotels and Amgen.


Civil Litigation
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Breach of Contract
  • Business Torts, including, Fraud, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Constructive Fraud, Tortious Interference with Business Relations, Conversion, Unjust Enrichment and Unfair Business Practices
  • Defamation (Libel & Slander) and First Amendment
  • Reputation Protection


  • Member, St. Thomas More Law Honor Society


  • California (1995)
  • United States District Court, Central District (1995)


  • Juris Doctor (1995), Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics (1992), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)