Jin Kim is a first-generation immigrant who came to the United States at the age of 13 from Seoul, South Korea. He graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in economics and political science from Yale University, where he was a QuestBridge Scholar and a recipient of the Wendy E. Blanning Memorial Fellowship. Before law school, Mr. Kim worked as a management consultant at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and as an internal strategy consultant at Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of New Jersey, where he founded the company’s first affinity group for LGBTQ employees.
He graduated from Harvard Law School, where he was on the Board of Student Advisers, a Peer Advisor in the Office of Career Services, and a recipient of the Best Brief Award in First-Year Legal Research and Writing. Immediately after law school, Mr. Kim clerked for the Honorable Naomi Reice Buchwald of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. He is currently an associate in the Litigation Department of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.