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Christine Kim

Christine Kim


Christine Kim

Christine Kim advises both privately and publicly held companies in cross-border and domestic M&A transactions.

  • Advised CPA:17 – Global on its merger transaction, valued at approximately $5.9 billion, with W. P. Carey
  • Advised Hearst on its acquisition of CAMP Systems International Inc. from GTCR
  • Advised Independence Holding Company on its $152 million sale of IHC Risk Solutions to Swiss Re

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Career and qualifications

  • Stanford University (BA, Philosophy, Political Science) 2009
  • Cornell Law School (JD; Editor-in-Chief, Cornell Law Review) 2015
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2015
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in New York 2016

Professional bodies

  • Co-chair, AAPI (Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander) Affinity Group of Americas DE&I Committee
  • Chairperson & President, Stanford New York Alumni

Awards and citations

  • Christine Kim is a standout associate whose practice demonstrates strength in public and private M&A. She is experienced in both domestic and cross-border deals.
    Chambers USA 2022: Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded (New York) – Band 2
  • Associate to Watch
    Chambers USA 2022 : Corporate M&A
  • 'Christine works extremely hard and is very responsive. She is also great to work with and often provides helpful practical advice.' 
    Chambers USA 2021 Corporate M&A: Associate to Watch
  • 'She is very thorough, diligent and works very hard.'
    Chambers USA 2021 Corporate M&A: Associate to Watch
  • 'Christine Kim is a strong associate on their team.‘
    Legal 500 USA 2020: M&A: Large deals ($1bn)