Seong Kim

Lecturer

Partner, Intellectual Property and Litigation Practice Groups, Sheppard Mullin

Background:

Seong Kim is a partner in the Intellectual Property and Litigation Practice Groups in the firm's Los Angeles (Century City) office. Kim is known for his exceptional winning record at trials and arbitrations, having obtained judgments and settlements totaling hundreds of million dollars. Some of the largest companies around the world turn to Kim to protect their interests.

Kim is an Adjunct Professor at the University of California, Irvine, School of Law, where he teaches Advanced Trial Techniques. He also has lectured at trial technique seminars for various lawyer/bar associations in the United States, Asia and Latin America.

Kim is a contributing author of the Treatise, “Trade Secret Litigation and Protection in California,” published by the Intellectual Property Section of the California State Bar. He is also a member of the California State Bar's Continuing Education of the Bar, Real Property Advisory Committee. Kim has been featured and quoted in various publications including the Daily Journal, the Los Angeles Business Journal, and the Los Angeles Times. He was also featured as a “Minority Power Broker” by Law360.

Prior to joining Sheppard Mullin, he was a partner of an Am-Law 100 law firm, where he served as a member of its Executive Committee, as the Head of Korea Commercial Litigation, Co-Head of the Korea Practice Group, and Co-Managing Partner of that firm’s Los Angeles and Century City offices.

shk@smrh.com

Current Courses:

Advanced Trial Skills & Advocacy

Prior Courses:

Advanced Trial Skills & Advocacy, Corporate Finance