CWL is committed to helping our clients through the COVID-19 pandemic. Our attorneys and staff are working remotely to ensure that all of your litigation and transactional needs are met. As essential service providers, we remain able to respond to legal emergencies as the need arises. If you have questions about CWL’s response to government mandated distancing protocols for our offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, or Honolulu, please contact our managing partner, Marc Cefalu, at (415) 247-5270 or email@example.com. Note that most courts in California, Hawaii, and nationwide are experiencing significant delays in their calendaring of proceedings. Trials and hearings are routinely being continued by 30-90 days, if not more. Routine filing deadlines, however, may not be affected. For specific questions about your legal matter and how distancing protocols may affect it, please contact the attorney(s) with whom you work regularly.
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Mr. Galin G. Luk joined CWL in 2002 and became a partner in 2009. Mr. Luk specializes in the areas of insurance defense, business disputes, contract actions, personal injury, construction defect, asbestos, environmental, admiralty and maritime, inland cargo claims, collections and lemon law defects.
Mr. Luk is an experienced trial attorney who has litigated bench and jury trials to defense verdicts in federal and state courts and arbitrations to verdicts on behalf of plaintiffs. He has also successfully represented clients in international arbitration and mediation. Mr. Luk is admitted to practice law in all of the state and federal courts of California.
Prior to joining CWL, Mr. Luk attained the rank of Captain serving in the United States Marine Corps. Mr. Luk litigated felony and misdemeanor jury and bench trials and administrative hearings as the Chief District Attorney and then as the Senior Public Defender for Marine Corps Air Station, New River. Mr. Luk prosecuted and defended Marines and Sailors charged with homicide, sex related offenses, larceny, drug distribution, and various other offenses. Upon completion of service, Mr. Luk was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.
While in law school, Mr. Luk served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Christopher Klein, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge and as an associate editor for the Journal of International Law and Policy.