Kim is an experienced appellate practitioner in a wide range of practice areas and jurisdictions. In cases involving unsettled legal issues or high exposure, clients trust Kim to initiate the pretrial development of legal theories and dispositive motions. During the trial itself, she pursues motion practice and interlocutory appeals of critical rulings, with an eye toward development and preservation of the record for appeal. After a verdict or judgment, Kim shepherds cases through the complex post-trial and appellate process. She has briefed and argued appeals in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, New Jersey Supreme Court, Delaware Supreme Court, and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits. Kim’s appellate practice includes submission of amicus briefs on behalf of clients and industry organizations in high-profile matters.

Kim focuses her practice in toxic tort and exposure litigation. Her practice has also included product liability, professional liability, employment, health care, life sciences, civil rights, insurance coverage, class action and business litigation.

Kim is an active member of her local bar associations. She is co-vice chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Amicus Curiae Brief Committee, and previously served as its chair. She also serves as co-chair of the Appellate Courts Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association. She has also spoken and published works on a variety of subjects that include the admissibility of expert testimony, the legal viability of emotional distress claims, and the fundamentals of appellate practice. 

As a proud resident of Philadelphia, Kim is active in her local civic association, a community garden, and a nonprofit promoting public art.

Publications

Proposal to Cut Venue Rule in Medical Malpractice Cases Sparks Debate, The Legal Intelligencer, April 9, 2019 (with Dan Ferhat).