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Motor Vehicle Group Continues Growth With New Partner

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Barack Ferrazzano Welcomes Kate Kim

Update: Kate's addition to the Firm featured in Crain's Chicago Business " People on the Move" section from June 26, 2017 and Chicago Daily Law Bulletin "In the News" section from July 5, 2017.


Barack Ferrazzano welcomes Kate E. Kim to the Firm as a partner in its Motor Vehicle Group. Kate has represented public and private companies in cross border mergers and acquisitions and other strategic transactions across a number of industries including biotechnology, agribusiness, telecommunications and aviation defense. She has also represented both foreign and domestic clients in general commercial litigation, as well as antitrust investigations and related class actions in federal court.

Prior to joining Barack Ferrazzano, Kate was a partner at Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP, in Tokyo, Japan. Her recent transactions include representation of a major Japanese trading company in connection with acquisitions in the U.S., Europe and Asia. She also acted as co-lead counsel in an antitrust class action case pending in the Northern District of California.

Kate is the 2nd partner to join the Motor Vehicle Group following the addition of Maile H. Solís at the end of 2016. "Kate will be helping us grow and expand the transactional part of our Motor Vehicle practice and we are looking forward to working with her." - Sarah M. Bernstein, Motor Vehicle Group Co-Chair

About the Motor Vehicle Group

The Motor Vehicle Group works with automotive, truck, motorcycle and powersports manufacturers across the country and around the world to implement market representation and development initiatives, litigate protests and lawsuits, and develop effective dealer agreements, standards, and policies. Our attorneys are knowledgeable and creative strategic partners. Whether litigating, counseling, or negotiating transactions on behalf of our clients, we bring to the table extensive in-depth knowledge of the motor vehicle industry and exceptional legal ability, a combination that uniquely positions us to help our clients efficiently and effectively solve difficult problems and achieve their business objectives.

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