Phillip Kim

New York, Philadelphia Metro

275 Madison Avenue
40th Floor
New York, NY 10016

Tel: (212) 686-1060
Fax: (212) 202-3827


New York

United States District Court Southern District of New York

United States District Court Eastern District of New York

United States District Court Northern District of New York

United States District Court Western District of New York

United States District Court District of Colorado

United States District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit



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 is highly experienced in vertically prosecuting securities class actions. Also in shareholder derivative litigation. His wealth of expertise makes him a valuable asset in these legal matters.

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 USA Technologies, Inc. (E.D. Pa.); $13.25 million Blue Apron Holdings, Inc.  (E.D.N.Y.); $11 million The RealReal. Inc., (N.D. Cal.);. $6.51 million Akazoo S.A., (E.D.N.Y.);. $6 million Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc., (D. Utah); $5 million FalconStor Software, Inc., (E.D.N.Y.); $4.5 million KIOR, Inc., (S.D. Tex.); $3.5 million L&L Energy, Inc. , (S.D.N.Y.); $3.5 million Keyuan Petrochemicals, Inc. (S.D.N.Y.) and (D.N.J.); $3.4 million Industrial Enterprises of America, Inc., (S.D.N.Y.), $3.4 million Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (C.D. Cal.); $3.3. million; $3.25 million Intrustion, Inc. (E.D. Tex.); Textura Corporation (N.D. Ill.); $3.1 million TierOne Corporation, (D. Neb.); $3 million Cadiz, Inc., (C.D. Cal.);  $3 million Fat Brands, Inc. (C.D. Cal.);. $2.868 million  Albany Molecular Research, (E.D.N.Y.);. $2.75 million Sequans Communications SA  (E.D.N.Y.); $2.7 million Akari Therapeutics PLC  (S.D.N.Y.);. $2.5 million Radient Pharmaceuticals Corporation (C.D. Cal.); $2.25 million Kanzhun Limited, (D.N.J.); $2.2 million RCI Hospitality, (S.D. Tex.);  $2.0 million GTT, Inc. (C.D. Cal.); $1.8 million Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc.,(S.D. Tex.); $1.5 million Alliance MMA, Inc. (D.N.J.); $1.5 million FAB Universal Corp., (S.D. Tex.); $1.5 million in BlueNRGY Group Ltd, f/k/a CBD Energy Ltd., (S.D. Tex.); $1.265 million Cocrystal Pharma. Inc. (D.N.J.); $1.2 million Izea, Inc., (C.D. Cal); and $1 million India Globalization Capital  (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. Where he helped secure a $10 million cash payment for comScore 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 2019-2023, Lawdragon named Mr. Kim as one of 500 leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers.   In 2023 Mr. Kim was selected to Super Lawyers.  Mr. Kim was recognized by Best Lawyers in The Best Lawyers of America 2024.  Mr. Kim is often quoted and consulted by international media such as The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Thomson Reuters. He is also featured in Tencent, China Business News, and NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation.
Before joining The Rosen Law Firm, Mr. Kim worked 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. Handled over 140 individual actions in Federal Court from inception to conclusion. Which inclues high profile wrongful death and police shooting cases. Mr. Kim also first-chaired several jury trials.

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