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.
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.
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.
Defended and obtained dismissal of consumer complaint brought against Japanese manufacturer of performance vehicles.
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, Litigation Committee, Co-Chair
Oxford Alumni Association of New York, Executive Committee
Honors & Awards
Selected to New York Metro Super Lawyers – Rising Stars, 2012-2013.
Represented freelance designer in breach of contract dispute against foreign multimedia company (case referred by Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts).