Mr. Kim practices corporate, business and securities law, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, financings of technology companies, private equity investments, public equity offerings, joint ventures and corporate governance.
In his practice, Mr. Kim has been involved in many high-profile transactions on both buy-side and sell-side, including those in the gaming, media, entertainment, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, health care, energy, automobile, aircraft leasing, financial services, mining, oil and gas, agricultural, food product, and wine and spirits industries. Among his numerous accolades, Mr. Kim has been named a “Top 100” lawyer in California by the Daily Journal, “Who’s Who in L.A. Law” and “Most Influential M&A Advisors” by the Los Angeles Business Journal, as well as “Top 20 Under 40” by the Daily Journal.
Mr. Kim graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College in 1994 with a degree in biology and East Asian studies. Mr. Kim received his law degree in 1998 from Yale Law School, where he served as managing editor of the Yale Law Journal and student director for the Advocacy for Parents and Children legal clinic. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Kim served as a law clerk to the Honorable Pamela Ann Rymer of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Mr. Kim is a member of both the California and New York bars.