Practice Areas
  • University of Southern California Law School, J.D., 2008
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., Political Economy of Industrialized Societies, 2002
Bar & Court Admissions
  • State of Illinois
  • State of California

Samuel K. Kim

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T. 312.629.7403
F. 312.984.3150

Sam is a corporate associate in the Motor Vehicle Group.  He represents a broad range of motor vehicle manufacturers primarily in corporate and transactional matters and concentrates his practice on motor vehicle franchise law.  He represents automobile, motorcycle and powersport vehicle manufacturers in matters including buy-sell transactions and manufacturer rights of first refusal, dealer appointments, dealer terminations and manufacturer repurchase obligations.  He also assists these manufacturers in drafting, negotiating and updating various agreements and dealer network documents, including letters of intent, dealer agreements, operating standards and dealer programs and policies.

Prior to joining the Firm, Sam was a corporate associate at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP where he worked on a broad range of corporate transactions and matters, including mergers and acquisitions, shareholder activism matters, corporate governance, joint ventures and commercial agreements.

Professional Activities and Honors

  • Selected, Illinois Rising Stars, Super Lawyers (2017)