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Kim is a partner in Reed Smith’s Life Sciences Health Industry Group, and is a leading lawyer in our HIPAA and Health Privacy & Security Team. She focuses on transactional, regulatory, data privacy and cybersecurity matters, primarily for health care and life sciences companies.  She provides privacy and security advice in connection with digital health initiatives, corporate compliance activities, M&A and technology transactions, regulatory investigations, vendor management, and incident planning and response.  She is currently advising a number of companies in various industries on compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


  • Fordham University School of Law, 2008, J.D., Associate editor of the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal and a member of Phi Alpha Delta.
  • University of Delaware, 2004, B.A., Honors Program

  • New York

  • American Bar Association (ABA) - Health Law Section
    • eHealth, Privacy & Security Interest Group Liaison (2017- present)
    • Distance Learning Committee, vice chair (2012 - 2017)
    • HITECH Task Force
    • Young Lawyers Division Health Law Committee
    • Science and Technology Section
  • American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
    • Diversity+Inclusion Council, member (2018 - 2020)
    • Health Information Technology Practice Group: Emerging Uses Affinity Group, chair (2012 - 2015)
  • Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI)
    • Journal Editorial Advisory Board (2014 - 2018)
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • American Telemedicine Association
  • New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)
    • Young Lawyers Section

Awards & Recognition

  • New York Metro Rising Star, Healthcare, Thomson Reuters, 2016-2018
  • New York Metro - Top Women, Healthcare, Thomson Reuters, 2016-2018
  • Pro Bono Service Award, NYC Family Court Volunteer Attorney Program, 2010-2018
  • Certificate of Recognition, New York State Courts Access to Justice Program, 2012, 2016