In 2008, Ken established the law offices of Kenneth W. Ralidis, a Professional Law Corporation (APLC). Before that, Ken had a private civil litigation practice from 1993 through 2006, and from 2006 through 2008, and was also in a legal partnership from 1998 to 2002.
Ken’s law corporation covers the following areas of expertise:
- civil trial litigation;
- labor law (including wage and hour, overtime, statutory penalties, tip conversion, meal and rest break deprivation, etc.);
- employment law (including harassment, discrimination, retaliation, etc.;
- construction defect litigation (including multi-million dollar public works, commercial and residential projects, developer liability and failed thrift/FDIC/RTC-involved actions);
- venue security and guard litigation;
- assault/battery litigation;
- real estate fraud litigation;
- real estate and accountant fiduciary duty litigation;
- medical malpractice;
- entertainment law;
- international law (Ken practiced in Europe from 1987 to 1989; and Ken has extensive contacts in the Korean community);
- tort and contractual indemnity;
- insurance coverage and declaratory relief;
- environmental litigation (Proposition 65 disputes);
- consumer protection litigation (multiple areas);
- Unfair Business Practices and Competition litigation;
- premises liability;
- Americans with Disabilities Act litigation;
- elder abuse litigation;
- contract law;
- products liability; and
- general civil litigation.
In addition, Ken has published appellate cases involving repressed memory syndrome, employment law and real estate law.
Ken is a member of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, California State Bar, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Academy of American Poets, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.