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Joon KIM Attorney (Admitted in New York)

T.+82-2-3703-1139 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Joon KIM Attorney
Joon KIM Attorney

Joon KIMAttorney (Admitted in New York)

T.+82-2-3703-1139 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.jbkim@kimchang.com

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Joon Kim is a foreign attorney at Kim & Chang. As a member of the firm’s corporate practice, Mr. Kim extensively advises foreign corporations and large domestic conglomerates on a range of issues in connection with mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions, fair trade law and cross-border corporate transactions. 

Mr. Kim’s primary areas of expertise include both inbound and outbound mergers and acquisitions of public and private companies as well as disputes and investigations relating to foreign direct investment and antitrust issues involving multinational corporations.

Before joining the firm in 2006, Mr. Kim was associated with the New York and Hong Kong offices of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP. 

Mr. Kim has co-authored multiple “Getting the Deal Through” and “Practical Law” articles on foreign investments and mergers & acquisitions. Most recently he published “Getting the Deal Through – Merger & Acquisitions: Korea chapter” (2017) and “Getting the Deal Through – Foreign Investment Review: Korea chapter” (2016) in Law Business Research.

Mr. Kim has received his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2002, M.B.A. from Seoul National University in 1999 and B.A. in economics from Seoul National University in 1993. He is admitted to the New York Bar.

Mr. Kim is fluent in English and Korean.

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Experience

Kim & Chang (2006-Present) 

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, Hong Kong (2005-2006) 

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, New York (2002-2005)

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Awards

  • Notable practitioner, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Corporate/M&A (Euromoney, 2020) 
  • Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, M&A and Governance (Who’s Who Legal, 2019) 
  • Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Corporate/M&A (Who's Who Legal, 2018) 
  • Rising Star, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Corporate/M&A (Asialaw, 2017-2018)

Publications/Activities
    • The Legal 500 - Corporate Governance Country Comparative Guide: Korea chapter (Co-author, Legalease, 2019) 
    • Getting the Deal Through - Foreign Investment Review: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2015-2016) 
    • Getting the Deal Through - Mergers & Acquisitions: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2014-2017) 
    • PLC Private Equity and Venture Capital Multi-jurisdictional Guide 2014/15 - Private Equity Country Q&A: South Korea chapter (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2014) 
    • Euromoney Yearbooks International Investment & ETFs Review 2010: Korea chapter "Adopting Poison Pill in Korea as a Defensive Mechanism to Hostile Takeovers" (2010) 
    • Getting the Deal Through - Real Estate 2008: Korea chapter (Law Business Research, 2008) 
    • PLC Cross-border Corporate Real Estate Handbook 2007/08: South Korea chapter (2008) 
    • The Capital Guide To REITS in Asia: Market Overview-Republic of Korea (2007) 
    • IFLR, the 2007 Guide to Real Estate: Real Estate Funds (2007)

Education

    Vanderbilt University School of Law (J.D., 2002)

    Seoul National University (M.B.A., 1999)

    Seoul National University (B.A., Economics, 1993)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, New York, 2003

Languages

English and Korean

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Joon KIM
Attorney (Admitted in New York)


T. +82-2-3703-1139      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Joon Kim is a foreign attorney at Kim & Chang. As a member of the firm’s corporate practice, Mr. Kim extensively advises foreign corporations and large domestic conglomerates on a range of issues in connection with mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions, fair trade law and cross-border corporate transactions. 

Mr. Kim’s primary areas of expertise include both inbound and outbound mergers and acquisitions of public and private companies as well as disputes and investigations relating to foreign direct investment and antitrust issues involving multinational corporations.

Before joining the firm in 2006, Mr. Kim was associated with the New York and Hong Kong offices of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP. 

Mr. Kim has co-authored multiple “Getting the Deal Through” and “Practical Law” articles on foreign investments and mergers & acquisitions. Most recently he published “Getting the Deal Through – Merger & Acquisitions: Korea chapter” (2017) and “Getting the Deal Through – Foreign Investment Review: Korea chapter” (2016) in Law Business Research.

Mr. Kim has received his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2002, M.B.A. from Seoul National University in 1999 and B.A. in economics from Seoul National University in 1993. He is admitted to the New York Bar.

Mr. Kim is fluent in English and Korean.






    Kim & Chang (2006-Present) 

    Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, Hong Kong (2005-2006) 

    Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, New York (2002-2005)






Awards

  •   Notable practitioner, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Corporate/M&A (Euromoney, 2020) 
  •   Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, M&A and Governance (Who’s Who Legal, 2019) 
  •   Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Corporate/M&A (Who's Who Legal, 2018) 
  •   Rising Star, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Corporate/M&A (Asialaw, 2017-2018)

Publications/Activities

  •   The Legal 500 - Corporate Governance Country Comparative Guide: Korea chapter (Co-author, Legalease, 2019) 
  •   Getting the Deal Through - Foreign Investment Review: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2015-2016) 
  •   Getting the Deal Through - Mergers & Acquisitions: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2014-2017) 
  •   PLC Private Equity and Venture Capital Multi-jurisdictional Guide 2014/15 - Private Equity Country Q&A: South Korea chapter (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2014) 
  •   Euromoney Yearbooks International Investment & ETFs Review 2010: Korea chapter "Adopting Poison Pill in Korea as a Defensive Mechanism to Hostile Takeovers" (2010) 
  •   Getting the Deal Through - Real Estate 2008: Korea chapter (Law Business Research, 2008) 
  •   PLC Cross-border Corporate Real Estate Handbook 2007/08: South Korea chapter (2008) 
  •   The Capital Guide To REITS in Asia: Market Overview-Republic of Korea (2007) 
  •   IFLR, the 2007 Guide to Real Estate: Real Estate Funds (2007)





Education

    Vanderbilt University School of Law (J.D., 2002)

    Seoul National University (M.B.A., 1999)

    Seoul National University (B.A., Economics, 1993)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, New York, 2003


Languages
  •    English and Korean





Mergers & Acquisitions ,  International Practice ,  Hong Kong ,  Vietnam ,  Technology, Media & Telecommunications ,  Foreign Direct Investment ,  Antitrust & Competition ,  Corporate Governance & Shareholder Disputes ,  Real Estate