Su Jin Kim litigates a broad variety of disputes focusing primarily on complex commercial litigation over mergers & acquisitions, shareholder disputes, and breaches of contract between and among corporations, oftentimes drawing on her finance background to facilitate the development and resolution of these matters. Su Jin also has mass tort experience related to cases involving alleged exposure to radiation and other toxic substances, allowing her to work closely with experts across multiple disciplines, resulting in valuable deposition experience.
Su Jin has experience in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York trial and appellate courts, as well as various US federal courts, including the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. She maintains an active pro bono practice, and received the Princeton oﬃce’s Pro Bono Service Award in 2015 in recognition of her work.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Su Jin served as a law clerk to Judge Robert D. Mariani in the US District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania for a two-year term. She also interned during law school for Judge Richard J. Leon of the US District Court for the District of Columbia.
Su Jin was an investment banking analyst in Hong Kong before she attended law school, where she worked on matters including debt and equity offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and private equity fundraisers.
As a law student, Su Jin served as the managing director of Barristers’ Council, her law school’s umbrella organization for the mock trial, moot court, and alternative dispute resolution programs. She also represented indigent clients in DC Landlord–Tenant Court. Su Jin also served as the notes editor of and board member to the Georgetown Public Policy Law Journal.
Georgetown University Law Center, 2009, J.D., Cum Laude
University of Pennsylvania, 2004, B.S. (Economics), Cum Laude
University of Pennsylvania, 2004, B.A. (International Studies), Cum Laude
US District Court for the District of New Jersey
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
Clerkship to Judge Robert D. Mariani of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania (2011 - 2013)
Awards and Affiliations
Recipient, Morgan Lewis Pro Bono Service Award (2015)