66.8 F
Los Angeles
Monday, Apr 15, 2024

2020 Leaders in Law Finalists: Growing Private Company of the Year

Ken Choi

General Counsel

Oceanwide Plaza LLC

Ken Choi is general counsel of Oceanwide Plaza LLC, where he oversees the company’s risk management operations by leading corporate strategic and tactical legal initiatives for Oceanwide Holdings’ U.S. real estate flagship, an over $1 billion-dollar project with nearly 1.5 million square feet of mixed-use development across from the Staples Center. In this role, Choi leads a team that serves as key legal advisors on all major real estate and business transactions at Oceanwide Plaza, including the over 166,000 square foot open-air retail galleria known as the Collection at Oceanwide Plaza, the 184-room Park Hyatt Los Angeles hotel and 504 contemporary residences.

Prior to Oceanwide, Choi was a partner at DiJulio Law Group specializing in real estate litigations and transactions, including due diligence processing for multi-million-dollar real estate developments. There, he specialized in business and real estate matters including negotiating contracts for buying, selling, leasing, and constructing properties.

Keith Petersen

General Counsel


Keith Petersen has been an incredible asset to the Gimbal team. For all the requests that come across his desk, he is discrete, thoughtful in his execution, and thorough in accomplishing each task in a timely manner. The integrity behind his work provides a great deal of comfort to his colleagues, knowing that they can always rely on him to keep Gimbal legally and morally above the line. He has directly assisted Gimbal’s executive team with five acquisitions, the latest being our acquisition of true[X], which was a marketing firm for The Walt Disney Company.

In addition to the daunting undertaking of an acquisition, Petersen’s role covers much more. He is responsible for all client contracts, IP related tasks and legal filings, employee contracts, employee onboarding and disciplinary issues, client NDAs, investor updates, investor data upkeep, investor request, and keeps the company up to date with all legal business requirements/ regulations/compliances, etc.

Return to Recap Page

Featured Articles

Related Articles