Katy Kim is an investment funds partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

Katy advises and represents clients with respect to all aspects of the structuring and operation of alternative investment funds, with a focus on private equity, special opportunity, infrastructure, secondary and credit funds. Katy also has experience of related carried interest, co-investment and other incentive arrangements and secondary transactions, including minority stake acquisitions, preferred equity and debt financings, and seed investments.


Memberships & Affiliations

Asian American Bar Association of New York

Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Yale Law School APALSA Liaison


Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York
  • 2016, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales


  • BPP Law School, LondonLPC2014
  • St. Peter's College, University of OxfordB.A., JurisprudenceHons.2013