James H. Moon is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department. Mr. Moon’s practice involves a range of complex business and commercial litigation, with particular emphasis on securities, white collar and class action matters.
Mr. Moon has substantial experience in all aspects of federal and state civil litigation, as well as government investigations by the US Department of Justice and California Attorney General, including drafting a number of successful dispositive motions, managing complex large-scale discovery, taking and defending depositions, and preparing cases for trial or negotiating favorable settlements to avoid trial.
Mr. Moon’s clients include high-profile corporations and executives, including financial firms, sports labor unions, municipalities, major airlines and pharmaceutical companies. He also maintains an active pro bono practice, with an emphasis on supporting local ventures and disabled veterans.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Moon worked as a judicial extern to the Honorable Philip S. Gutierrez of the US District Court for the Central District of California and interned at the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office. While in law school, Mr. Moon served as an editor for the University of Chicago Legal Forum and was a student attorney in the Criminal Juvenile Justice Project at the Mandel Legal Clinic. He was also awarded the Joseph Henry Beale Prize for excellence in legal writing. Mr. Moon received a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Political Science.