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Kim is a partner in Reed Smith’s Life Sciences Health Industry Group, and co-leads the firm’s HIPAA and Health Privacy & Security Practice. 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 corporate/M&A and technology transactions, regulatory investigations, vendor management, and incident planning and response.  She is currently advising a number of multinational companies in various industries on compliance with 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 - present)
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • American Telemedicine Association
  • New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)
    • Young Lawyers Section
  • Association of Corporate Counsel NYC Women's Group Steering Committee

Awards & Recognition

  • New York Metro Rising Star, Healthcare, Thomson Reuters, 2016, 2017
  • New York Metro - Top Women, Healthcare, Thomson Reuters, 2016, 2017
  • 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