LimNexus is proud to announce that it is boosting its international arbitration and intellectual litigation prowess with the addition of Grant L. Kim as a partner. Mr. Kim has over 30 years of experience in both international arbitration and in litigating patent, copyright, trade secret and other intellectual property disputes along with other complex litigation. Over his distinguished career, Mr. Kim has obtained favorable results for clients based in the U.S., Asia, and Europe in arbitrations under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB). He also serves as an arbitrator and is a member of the Panel of Arbitrators of the ICDR, the KCAB, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre and the Tech List of the Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center. Mr. Kim has authored several articles and is a frequent speaker on various topics concerning international arbitration.
Mr. Kim has been active with many professional organizations, including the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Fellow, Chair of Northern California Chapter, and Member of Executive Committee of North American Branch), Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Center (Board Member), the Council of Korean Americans (former Board Member), the International Association of Korean Lawyers (former President), and the Korean American Bar Association of Northern California (Co-Founder and former President). Mr. Kim served in various positions (including partner and of counsel) at Morrison & Foerster LLP in San Francisco (from 1986 to 2000 and 2004 to February 2017), and was previously a foreign legal consultant at Kim & Chang in Seoul (2000 to 2004), where he helped to set up the firm’s international arbitration group. He is a graduate of University of California, Hastings College of the Law and Pomona College.