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Barbara A. Lum

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Barbara Lum is a partner in Benesch's Litigation Practice Group who focuses on defending clients in product liability and mass tort litigation, putative class actions, and personal injury and premises liability cases. In addition to her trial experience, Barbara has worked extensively with experts to conduct field investigations and resolve pre-litigation claims involving catastrophic product failure and fire damage. Barbara also counsels clients on risk mitigation and avoidance strategies, as well as product warnings and instructions, warranties, and commercial terms and conditions.

  • EDUCATION

    • Boston University School of Law, 2009, J.D. 
    • Dartmouth College, 2004, B.A.
  • BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATES

    • Ohio
    • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • MEMBERSHIPS, ASSOCIATIONS, OTHER ACTIVITIES

    • Asian American Bar Association of Ohio - Immediate Past President, Board of Trustees
    • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association - Board of Governors; NAPABA Young Lawyers Network
    • Defense Research Institute
    • William K. Thomas, Inns of Court
    • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Federal Bar Association

    Community Activities

    • Boys and Girls Club of Cleveland - Board of Directors
    • Dartmouth Club of Northeast Ohio - Secretary
    • Cleveland Asian Festival - Activities Committee
    • Cleveland Bridge Builders