Contact Young Kim

Young Kim has practiced corporate, banking and real estate law for over 20 years. His practice has typically consisted of advising businesses, engaging in business planning and handling business transactions, including domestic as well as inward and outward bound international transactions. In addition, he has substantial litigation experience at all levels of the federal and state court system, including one matter before the U.S. Supreme Court. Young is licensed in Illinois.

 

Young has also taught corporate and securities law and international law at Northwestern University School of Law and University of Colorado School of Law. He has been honored as a Fulbright Senior Specialist (2007-2012). His latest book, entitled Justice as Right Actions, has been published by Lexington Books in 2015.

 

In activities related to his professional work, Young has served as President of the Asian American Bar Association for two separate terms and as regional Director of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. He has also served on the Board of the Legal Aid Bureau, on the Development of the Law Committee of the Chicago Bar Association and on the Attorney General’s Asian American Advisory Board. He is a member of The Economic Club of Chicago, and previously served on the Board of United Charities, on the Boards of Barat College and for three separate terms, Chair of the Board of Shimer College.

 

BAR ADMISSIONS

 

State of Illinois

 

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, including member of the Trial Bar

 

U.S. Tax Court

 

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

 

U.S. Supreme Court

EDUCATION

AFFILIATIONS

 

J.D., Northwestern University School of Law. Dean’s List; Concentration in Corporate Law; Senior Honors Thesis: “Employee Appropriation of Business Opportunities”

 

 

 

 

 

 

M.Sc. in Political Theory with Merit, The London School of Economics and Political Science. Dissertation title: “Mill and Raz: Moral Decision-Making”

 

 

 

 

 

B.A. with Honors, Shimer College. Concentration in Philosophy and Social Sciences

 

Member - The Economic Club of Chicago

 

Past President- Asian American Bar Association

 

Past Member – Attorney General’s Asian American Advisory Committee

 

Past Board of Trustees- Barat College

 

Past Member – Chicago Bar Association, Development of the Law Committee

 

Past Board of Trustees – Legal Aid Society

 

Past Regional Governor – National Asian American Bar Association

 

Past Planning Committee – Northwestern University School of Law, Ray Garrett, Jr. Corporate and     Securities Law Institute

 

Past Chair, Board of Trustees – Shimer College

 

Past Board of Directors - United Charities

 

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