Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby constitutes and
appoints each of Thomas Burns and Bob Maddox, signing individually, as the
undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:

(1)	Execute for and on behalf of the undersigned , in the undersigned's
capacity as an officer, director and/or stockholder of XOMA Corporation (the
"Company"), Forms 3, 4, and 5 and amendments thereto in accordance with Section
16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act")
and the rules thereunder;

(2)	Do and perform any and all acts for and on  behalf of the  undersigned
which  may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such Form 3, 4,
or 5 or amendment thereto and timely file such form  with  the United  States
Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and any stock exchange  or
similar authority; and

(3)	Take any other action of any type whatsoever which, in the opinion of any
such attorney-in-fact, may be necessary or desirable in connection with the
foregoing authority, it being understood that the documents executed by and such
attorney in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Limited Power of
Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and conditions as
such attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-fact's discretion .

The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power and
authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever required,
necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers
herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or
could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation,
hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such
attorney-in- fact' s substitute or substitutes , shall lawfully do or cause to
be done by virtue of this Limited Power of Attorney and the rights and powers
herein granted. The undersigned acknowledges  that each of the foregoing
attorney-in-facts, in serving in such capacity at the request of the
undersigned, is not assuming, nor is any Company assuming, any of the
undersigned's responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Exchange Act.

This Limited Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the
earlier to occur of (a) undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4,
and 5 with respect to any securities issued by the Company, (b) revocation by
the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the foregoing attorney-in-fact
and (c) as to any attorney-in-fact individually, until such attorney-in fact is
no longer employed by the Company. This Limited Power of Attorney may be filed
with the SEC as a confirming statement of the authority granted herein.

IN WITNESS W HE REOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be
executed as of July 2, 2020.

/s/Natasha Hernday