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Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2002
The Johns Hopkins University, B.A. in Economics, 1999
Mr. Kim joined The Rosen Law Firm in 2005. He focuses his practice on securities class actions and shareholder derivative litigation. Mr. Kim has a wealth of experience from vertically prosecuting securities class actions and shareholder derivative litigation.
Securities Class Actions
Mr. Kim played a significant role in the historic $250 million Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd. securities class action settlement the firm secured in 2019. Mr. Kim was also the lead lawyer in a number of significant recoveries including, $15.3 million In re USA Technologies, Inc. Securities Litigation (E.D. Pa.); $13.25 million In re Blue Apron Holdings, Inc. Securities Litigation (E.D.N.Y.); $11 million In re The RealReal, Inc. Securities Litigation, (N.D. Cal.); $6.51 million In re Akazoo S.A. Securities Litigation, (E.D.N.Y.); $6 million In re Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. Securities Litigation, (D. Utah); $5 million Bensley v. FalconStor Software, Inc., (E.D.N.Y.); $4.5 million Berry v. KIOR, Inc., (S.D. Tex.); $3.5 million In re L&L Energy, Inc. Securities Litigation, (S.D.N.Y.); $3.5 million Keyuan Petrochemicals, Inc. (S.D.N.Y.) and (D.N.J.); $3.4 million Mallozzi v. Industrial Enterprises of America, Inc., (S.D.N.Y.), $3.4 million Napoli v. Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (C.D. Cal.); $3.3. million Kelsey v. Textura Corporation (N.D. Ill.); $3.1 million Ray v. TierOne Corporation, (D. Neb.); $3 million Van Wingerden v. Cadiz, Inc., (C.D. Cal.); $2.868 million Gauquie v. Albany Molecular Research, (E.D.N.Y.); $2.75 million; In re Sequans Communications SA Securities Litigation (E.D.N.Y.); $2.7 million In re Akari Therapeutics PLC Sec. Litig. (S.D.N.Y.); $2.5 million Nguyen v. Radient Pharmaceuticals Corporation (C.D. Cal.); $2.2 million In re RCI Hospitality Securities Litigation, (S.D. Tex.); $2.0 million In re GTT Securities Litigation (C.D. Cal.); $1.8 million Campton v. Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc.,(S.D. Tex.); $1.5 million Shapiro v. Alliance MMA, Inc. (D.N.J.); $1.5 million Simmons v. FAB Universal Corp., (S.D. Tex.); $1.5 million in Pankowski v. BlueNRGY Group Ltd, f/k/a CBD Energy Ltd., (S.D. Tex.); $1.265 million in Pepe v. Cocrystal Pharma. Inc. (D.N.J.); $1.2 million in Perez v. Izea, Inc., (C.D. Cal); and $1 million India Globalization Capital Securities Litigation (D. Md.).
Shareholder Derivative Litigation
Mr. Kim has also secured a number significant recoveries in shareholder derivative litigation. Recently, Mr. Kim, as co-lead counsel in the SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. derivative litigation, secured a $12.5 million cash payment to SeaWorld and caused SeaWorld to institute targeted corporate reforms. Kistenmacher v. Atchison, et al., 10437-VCS (Del. Ch.). Mr. Kim was co-lead counsel in Virginia state court and helped secure a $10 million cash payment for comScore and causing comScore to institute a vast array of reforms to its corporate governance. In re comScore, Inc. Virginia Shareholder Derivative Litigation, No. CL-2016-0009465 (Va. Cir. Ct., Fairfax Cnty.); In re ComScore, Inc. Shareholder Derivative Litigation, Case No. 1:16-cv-09855-JGK (S.D.N.Y.).
In 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 , Lawdragon named Mr. Kim as one of 500 leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers. Mr. Kim is frequently quoted and consulted by international print and television media, including The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Thomson Reuters, Tencent, China Business News, and NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation.
Prior to joining The Rosen Law Firm, Mr. Kim served as Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of New York in the Special Federal Litigation Division. In that position, Mr. Kim defended a number of class action lawsuits and handled over 140 individual actions in Federal Court from inception to conclusion– including high profile wrongful death and police shooting cases. Mr. Kim also first chaired several jury trials.
Larry Rosen, Phil Kim, and Jacob Goldberg Named to the prestigious 2021 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers-- Third Year in Row For All Three