Nary Kim is an accomplished litigator who has helped build compelling and convincing cases for a wide range of high-profile clients, including major film and television studios, music labels and brands, top-tier law firms, and leading entertainment figures and artists.
Ms. Kim’s practice focuses on entertainment and media and complex litigation, and she provides the expertise needed to develop winning case strategies for her clients. Among other matters, she has successfully litigated or resolved disputes over profit participation, copyright and trademark infringement, trade secret misappropriation, and film and television distribution agreements. She has been an integral member of seven KBK trial teams, including the trial teams that won a favorable judgment for a prominent business client and secured multiple arbitration victories for major film and television studios. Ms. Kim also has played a leading role in securing the dismissal of a child pornography case filed by the person pictured on the album cover of Nirvana’s “Nevermind.”
In addition to her achievements in the entertainment and media litigation practice, Ms. Kim has successfully defended lawyers and law firms in professional malpractice cases, secured numerous anti-SLAPP victories for both entertainment and malpractice clients, and has successfully resolved First Amendment, construction, landlord-tenant, and employment disputes in state and federal courts.
Ms. Kim has received numerous accolades in honor of her achievements, including Law360’s Rising Star Award, Variety’s “Up Next” recognition, Lawdragon’s Next Generation, and Benchmark Litigation’s 40 & Under list. She currently sits on the Board of Directors for Public Counsel, the nation’s largest provider of pro bono legal services, and serves on the Law360 Media & Entertainment Editorial Advisory Board. Ms. Kim also maintains an active pro bono practice.