Having earned his B.A. from Yale in Political Science and Economics, and a J.D. from Harvard, Kim recently retired from the international law firm of Milbank LLP where he spent his entire career at its New York, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Seoul offices focusing on global projects, energy and infrastructure finance.
Until recently, Kim served as chair of the Asian University for Women (AUW) Support Foundation for almost ten years. He currently serves on the boards of the Korean Bar Association Human Rights Foundation and the Asia Society Korea Center, as well as serving as president of the Harvard Club of Korea.
For Yale, Kim has served as an At-Large Delegate to the YAA Assembly, as vice chair of the 25th Reunion Committee for the Class of 1980, and as an ASC interviewer during the years he lived and worked in Hong Kong. He helped found the Association of Asian-American Yale Alumni, and until recently served as president of the Yale Club of Korea.