Jennifer KimAttorney-Adviser Securities and Exchange Commission
Jennifer Kim is an attorney practicing securities regulation at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Her practice at the Commission focuses on market regulation, oversight of self-regulatory organizations, and Dodd-Frank rulemaking. Prior to joining the Commission, she was a corporate attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Her practice at Skadden included mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and public company representation. She also served as Chair of the Diversity Group in Skadden’s Los Angeles Office. Jennifer is a graduate of Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, where she was a Notes Editor of the California Law Review, a Programs Editor of the Asian American Law Journal, and a board member of the Asian Pacific American Law Students’ Association. Prior to law school, Jennifer was a recipient of the U.S. Department of State J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship. As a Fulbright Scholar, Jennifer spent a year in South Korea researching citizenship and immigration law, focusing on issues of national identity. During her Fulbright year, she also served as a personal advisor to Assemblywoman Na Kyung-Won of the South Korean National Assembly, and mentored North Korean refugees at Refuge PNAN, a non-profit organization providing social services to North Korean youth. At Stanford, Jennifer wrote her senior honors thesis on the United States’ post-World War II occupation of Japan and South Korea and was a member of the Cap and Gown Honors Society. She is a member of the State Bar of California.