Education

University of Chicago Law School, J.D., with honors, 1993

  • Associate Editor, 1992-1993; and Member, 1991-1992, University of Chicago Law Review

Johns Hopkins University, B.A., with general honors and departmental honors in Economics, 1990

  • Max Hochschild Award for Excellence in Economics
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Clerkship

Law Clerk, Judge James L. Buckley, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, 1993-1994

Government Service

Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 2005-2007

Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 2003-2005

Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, District of Columbia, 1999-2003

Trial Attorney, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1994-1996


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Wan J. Kim

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Wan J. Kim joined the firm as a partner in November 2007, after previously having been at the firm from 1997-1998.  His practice focuses on trials, complex civil litigation, and governmental investigations.  Mr. Kim graduated with honors from the University of Chicago Law School, clerked for Judge Buckley on the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and began his career through the Honors Program of the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division.  Mr. Kim also has served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia, a counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee, and the Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division at the U.S. Department of Justice.