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

(I) 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" ),
Fonns 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

(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 Fonn 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;

(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
attomey in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Limited Power of
Attorney shall be in such fonn and shall contain such terms and conditions as
such attomey 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.
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IN WITNESS W HEREOF , the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be
executed as of February 13, 2019.

W. Denman Van Ness