rwgB. Tilden Kim
B. Tilden KimShareholderLos Angeles







B. Tilden Kim is a shareholder in the Litigation Department at Richards, Watson & Gershon. Mr. Kim has previously served as the Firm's Litigation Department Chair. Mr. Kim specializes in the representation of public entities in state and federal court at the trial and appellate level, and before numerous administrative agencies including the Public Utilities Commission, Cal-OSHA and the Department of Industrial Relations. He has a broad range of experience handling disputes involving groundwater adjudications, insurance coverage, public works, land use, and CEQA. Mr. Kim acts as counsel to many Public Works Departments in our client cities, including the cities of Agoura Hills, Beverly Hills, Brea, Buena Park, Calimesa, Fairfield, Highland, Indio, La Mirada, Mill Valley, Palmdale, Rancho Cucamonga, Seal Beach, Temecula, and Westlake Village.

Mr. Kim was Senior Notes and Comments Editor of the U.C. Davis Law Review, and published "Peculiar Risk Doctrine: A Criticism of Its Application in California," 22 U.C. Davis Law Review 215 (1988). In college, Mr. Kim co-published "Nuclear Magnetic Resonance C-13 Metabolism Studies in Clostridium Cloveryii," Biological Pharmacology (1985).


B.S., University of California, Davis, 1985
J.D., University of California, Davis, School of Law, 1989

Practice Areas

Appellate Law
Public Agency and Municipal Law Litigation
Public Works, Construction and Contracting
Water Rights and Water Law