Jonathan Kim - McDermott Will & Emery


Jonathan Kim focuses his practice on civil litigation matters. He has experience assisting in complex commercial, antitrust and employment litigations.

Prior to joining McDermott, Jonathan worked as an associate in a global law firm based in New York, and he clerked for the Honorable Susan D. Wigenton in the US District Court for the District of New Jersey.

While in law school, Jonathan was an Executive Editor for the Harvard Negotiation Law Review.


  • Represented a private equity firm against allegations of breach of fiduciary duty in the Delaware Court of Chancery, achieving a successful result at trial*
  • Represented a startup company in plaintiff-side lawsuit, alleging antitrust and tortious interference claims *
  • Represented a law firm against allegations of discrimination and retaliation by an employee*

*Matter handled prior to joining McDermott



Harvard Law School, JD, cum laude, 2017
University of Pennsylvania, BA, summa cum laude, 2012

Courts / Agencies
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
US District Court for the Southern District of New York

New York