Jonghyun Kim is an associate in the Corporate Practice. She has extensive experience in assisting Korean, Japanese and American corporate clients, focusing on cross-border acquisitions and investment projects. She has worked on matters involving merger filings, due diligence and ancillary documents, as well as conducting e-discovery investigations for cartel and compliance issues. She is capable of drafting and revising legal documents in Korean, Japanese and English.

She previously worked in the legal department of a Japan-based optical conglomerate, as foreign legal counsel in a major Korean law firm and in the Tokyo office of a global law firm.

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  • Assisting in the acquisitions of three UK companies providing enforcement agent services, by a UK company, a wholly owned subsidiary of a Japanese company, valued at £10.5 million, £8.6 million and £21 million, respectively.
  • Assisting in the acquisition of a Spanish company known for quality inspection and metrology products and software, by a Japanese company, valued at €25.4 million.
  • Assisting in a Korean merger filing related to the acquisition of a US company known for audios, by a Korean multinational conglomerate, valued at US$8 billion.
  • Assisting in a Korean merger filing related to the acquisition of a US company known for electronic design automation, by a German conglomerate company, valued at US$4.5 billion.

*Includes matters handled at previous firms.

Education

  • Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, J.D., 2012
  • University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce, B.S., 2009

Admissions

  • New York, 2013

Languages

  • Korean
  • English
  • Japanese

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