Kelley Drye

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Sung W. Kim

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New York
Phone: (212) 808-7962
Fax: (212) 808-7897

Sung Kim is an associate in the firm’s New York office.  He focuses his practice on commercial litigation.  Mr. Kim has represented pharmaceutical companies, financial institutions, global logistics providers, dietary supplement manufacturers, real estate investment trusts, mining companies and clients in the materials science industry.  He has extensive experience in false claims act investigations and defense and litigating against federal and state agencies.

Representative Experience
Federal and State Investigations/False Claims Act Defense

Defending pharmaceutical manufacturers in false claims act litigations brought by the federal government, state Attorneys General and class action plaintiffs in federal and state courts.

Intellectual Property/Patent Litigation

Representing generic pharmaceutical companies in Hatch-Waxman (ANDA) litigation.

Financial Services Litigation

Represented real estate investment trust in dispute arising from loan participation agreements.

Represented financial institution and subsidiary in dispute arising from logistics servicing agreement and warehousing of metals traded on the London Metal Exchange.

Represented commercial bank in lawsuit arising out of bank’s role as indenture trustee and prosecuted related claims against third-party defendants.

Securities Litigation

Represented materials engineering company in a proxy fight and corporate takeover dispute.

Lanham Act Litigation

Represented dietary supplement company in Lanham Act false advertising and trademark infringement litigation against competitors and distributors.

Products Liability

Defended and obtained dismissal of consumer complaint brought against Japanese manufacturer of performance vehicles.

International Arbitration

Represented global real estate developer in ICC arbitration against sub-contractor in connection with an international business district development project.

Memberships & Associations

Asian American Bar Association of New York

Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York, Board of Governors (2014-2016) and Co-Chair of Litigation Committee (2013-present)

Oxford Alumni Association of New York, Executive Committee

Honors & Awards

Selected to New York Metro Super Lawyers – Rising Stars, 2012-2014.

Pro Bono

Represented freelance designer in breach of contract dispute against foreign multimedia company (case referred by Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts).

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Comparison of Trial Processes in the U.S. and Korea

International Association of Korean Lawyers Conference