Kim provides representation and counsel in areas of law affecting higher education by drawing on her extensive in-house experience at a top-20 research university. Kim also supports SouthBank Legal’s commercial litigation and labor and employment practices.
Before joining SouthBank Legal, Kim spent a decade in the Office of General Counsel at the University of Notre Dame as a member of the Litigation & Student Affairs team. At Notre Dame, Kim played a significant role in managing discovery for litigation involving the University. Kim also designed and implemented the University’s eDiscovery process to more efficiently search for and produce electronically stored information. For her efforts, Kim received her Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification. The Office of General Counsel also relied on Kim to provide guidance and training to University stakeholders regarding compliance obligations under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.
In addition to her role in the Office of General Counsel, Kim taught a section of the Moreau First Year Experience course, a two-semester graded course sequence inspired by the pedagogical vision of Blessed Basil Moreau. Kim is also a nationally certified Green Dot Bystander Intervention Trainer and she provided bystander intervention training on power-based personal violence to Notre Dame students, faculty, and staff.
While Kim worked at Notre Dame, she attended Loyola University Chicago School of Law’s Weekend JD program, where she served as a Senior Editor of the Consumer Law Review. During her time at Loyola, Kim was inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit Honor Society; no more than four percent of the top fifteen percent of the total program enrollment may be nominated to the Society.
- Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., cum laude
- Senior Editor, Consumer Law Review
- University of Notre Dame, MBA, cum laude
- University of Notre Dame, BBA
- Northern District of Indiana