Kim is of counsel in the Vorys Washington, D.C. office and a member of the corporate group.  Her practice focuses on international trade, customs law and the representation of domestic and foreign manufacturers and trading companies in connection with antidumping, countervailing and other import relief investigations before the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission.  She also assists clients in a variety of matters before U.S. Customs and Border Protection, including ruling requests, administrative protests and other import-related issues.  Kim's practice also includes representing clients in appeals of agency determinations before the U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Representative transactions include:

  • Filing the second ever request for relief from imports from China under the special China safeguard provision (Section 421 on steel wire garment hangers)
  • Representing a Greek manufacturer of aluminum products in an antidumping investigation which resulted in a negative dumping determination and dismissal of the case by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
  • Representing a French producer of a food additive in an antidumping case which was dismissed by the U.S. International Trade Commission during the preliminary phase of its investigation.
  • Representing a U.S. manufacturer of steel products in the first successful investigation of duty evasion conducted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection pursuant to the Enforce and Protect Act (EAPA).
  • Representing successful appellants in two precedent-setting decisions by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit regarding the U.S. International Trade Commission's injury and causation analyses in antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings: Gerald Metals v. United States (1997) and Bratsk Aluminum Smelter v. United States (2006).

Kim is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Maryland State Bar Association and the District of Columbia Bar.  Kim is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Pennsylvania.

Kim received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and her B.A. summa cum laude from West Virginia University, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

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University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1993

West Virginia University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1988, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar & Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of International Trade
  • Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
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