Areas of Practice
Languages
  • Korean
Education
  • Boston College Law School, J.D., 2007
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A, magna cum laude, 2002
Bar & Court Admissions
  • California
  • US District Court for the Central District of California

Joo Cha Webb

Associate
633 West Fifth Street
Suite 700
Los Angeles CA 90071
TEL: +1 213 439 9418
FAX: +1 213 439 9599

Joo Cha Webb litigates a variety of claims in the areas of commercial litigation, products liability, environmental and toxic tort. She has experience defending against a wide range of catastrophic personal injury claims as well as breach of contract claims, and has defended clients from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies around the United States. Ms. Webb’s toxic tort practice includes defense of energy companies, manufacturers, and distributors of a variety of consumer and commercial products against claims involving benzene, organic solvents, silica, aluminum, lead, formaldehyde, and various other substances.

Ms. Webb’s prior experience also includes defense of hotels and travel and tour companies against claims and preparation of travel documents including waivers and contracts.

Ms. Webb is experienced in managing all aspects of litigation from the start of a case through trial. She has achieved favorable results in California state and federal courts, and strives to work closely with her clients to advise them and continue to reach successful outcomes.

Representative Matters

  • Successfully excluded plaintiff’s liability expert in an action pending in federal court, which led to a favorable resolution on behalf of the vehicle manufacturer involving allegations of a defective fuel tank.
  • Obtained dismissals on behalf of multiple chemical manufacturers and distributors in personal injury cases involving exposure to products containing toxic chemicals pending in the Central District of the Los Angeles Superior Court prior to trial.
  • Successfully defended and negotiated favorable resolutions on behalf of manufacturers and distributors of chemical solvents, adhesives, equipment, and tools in matters involving allegations of exposure to toxic chemicals that caused various diseases.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a physician and employer in a wrongful death matter claiming medical malpractice pending in the Northern District of the Los Angeles Superior Court.
  • Represented a well-known Los Angeles hotel and its employees and successfully resolved for a fraction of the demand in a personal injury matter involving claims of assault, battery, false imprisonment, negligence and conversion.
  • Successfully defended and resolved a catastrophic personal injury matter with debilitating injuries involving vehicle collision under the influence of alcohol following expert depositions and pre-trial motions.

Noteworthy

“Rising Star,” Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine 2014-2017

Professional Affiliations

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Boston College Law School Alumni Association
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)