Rina L. Yoo

Rina specializes in medical insurance defense. She defends hospitals and medical professionals, which include physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses, in professional negligence cases. She also defends health care professionals and hospitals in indemnity actions arising out of contractual agreements and other general liability matters that arise from the operations of a medical facility and/or practice.

Prior to joining AMWT&C, Rina practiced as a patent attorney and has worked on multi-million dollar international patent infringement cases involving cellular and mobile technologies, steel production, metallurgical sciences, pharmaceuticals, and televisions. She has also been involved in multiple antitrust cases relating to mergers and acquisitions of various health insurance companies and conducting Department of Justice Second Request Investigations. Before becoming an attorney, she worked at a research laboratory at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine.


  • Southwestern University School of Law, J.D.
    • SCALE Program - Accelerated 2-year J.D.
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.S.
    • Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics

Professional Activities and Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office (Registered Patent Attorney)
  • Southern California Association for Healthcare Risk Management
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
  • Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association
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