Samuel Kim is an accomplished litigator who is experienced in representing public and private entities in a wide range of matters involving commercial litigation, intellectual property, employment and immigration law.

    Samuel has tried numerous jury trials, reviewed hundreds of formal investigations and prosecuted thousands of immigration cases. He served on active duty in the United States Marine Corps as a criminal prosecutor and served in the United States Marine Corps Reserves as general counsel for multiple Force-level commands.

    Samuel is a natural born leader in addition to being an excellent lawyer. He currently serves as a director on the board for the Vanderbilt University Alumni Association and a past board member for a local chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

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    • Provided general business litigation and counseling with an emphasis on defending claims of breach of contract, defamation, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty.
    • Successfully prosecuted a considerable number of cases for violations of military, state and federal laws.
    • Managed thousands of claims involving asylum, cancellation of removal and adjustment of status in Immigration Court on behalf of the US government.
    • Instituted legal proceedings against various private entities for Employment Eligibility Verification violations on behalf of the US Department of Homeland Security’s Worksite Enforcement Team.


    • Washington University in St. Louis, J.D., 2004
    • Vanderbilt University, B.A., 2000


    • California
    • Missouri

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • Major, US Marine Corps Reserve
    • Board of Directors, Vanderbilt University Alumni Association
    • Vanderbilt CORPS Recruiter/Volunteer


    • English
    • Spanish
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