Nary Kim’s practice focuses on complex litigation, and she provides the expertise needed to develop a winning case for our clients. She has successfully resolved First Amendment, intellectual property, trade secret, construction defect, and employment disputes in state and federal courts. She is a skilled researcher and litigator who helps build a compelling and convincing case for clients ranging from energy drink manufacturers to visual artists.


University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, J.D., 2013

  • American Jurisprudence Award in Entertainment Law
  • Asian American Law Journal articles editor
  • California Law Review member

Amherst College, B.A. with honors, 2009

  • Recipient of the Ralph Waldo Rice Prize for best senior portfolio submitted to the English Department in consideration for honors

Commercial Litigation

  • Served as an integral part of a legal team that obtained a favorable judgment for a media company in a breach of contract action that was filed against the manufacturer of toys and entertainment products.
  • Served as the lead associate on a team that obtained a favorable settlement for a real-estate developer in a construction defect dispute against the general contractor of a retail development project.
  • Assisted in successful defense of HR-MWC Partners, LLC, in a multi-million dispute arising from the failure of a land-development project in Tianjin, China.

Trademark Law

  • Served as an integral part of a team that successfully settled a trademark dispute that had been brought by a major energy drink manufacturer against a competing manufacturer.

First Amendment Litigation

  • Served as the lead associate on a team that obtained a favorable settlement for a California-based artist in a First Amendment case that was filed against the County of San Bernardino.
  • ACLU Foundation of Southern California, Artistic Expression Award, 2014
  • Jenner & Block, LLP, 2013–2015
  • California, 2013
  • U.S. District Courts
    Central and Northern Districts of California