B.J. Kim is a founding partner of Kim & Bae, PC. Mr. Kim’s areas of expertise include sophisticated corporate and commercial litigation, domestic and international commercial transactions, real estate, contracts, acquisitions, commercial collections and complex litigation involving fraud, contract and defamation matters.Mr. Kim also has wide experience in business law, corporate dispute resolutions, licensing, insurance and international claims matters, and has represented US subsidiaries of major Korean companies. Mr. Kim has also represented and litigated against various major corporations including Bank of China, Benjamin Moore & Co., Panasia Bank, Woori Bank, Hyundai Securities America, Tribune Company of Warner Brothers Entertainment, Lockheed Martin and Growell Corporation in both state and federal Courts. Prior to Kim & Bae, Mr. Kim was the founder of Kim & Associates, P.C. Mr. Kim also was associated with Monaghan, Monaghan, Lamb & Marchisio of Hackensack, New Jersey.
Some of Mr. Kim’s cases have been widely covered by the New York Times and New York Newsday, as well as various Korean media, including, the Korea Central Daily News, the Korea Times, KBS, MBC, and local TV and radio stations.
Mr. Kim is a member of the Bars of the States of New York and New Jersey, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. He is fluent in Korean and conversant in Cantonese.
Mr. Kim served as the Vice Chairman of New Jersey Bergen County District Ethics Committee since 2015 and was appointed as the Chairman in 2017.
Mr. Kim received a B.B.A. from University of Michigan, School of Business-Ann Arbor and J.D. from Syracuse College of Law.