4309 Yoakum Blvd, Suite 2000
Houston, TX 77006

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Local Litigation Star

Practice area:

Product liability and recall

John H. Kim handles high-stakes litigation for corporations and individuals in complex litigation. His legal work has earned many professional honors, including recognition by Texas Super Lawyers (Top 100 in Texas and Houston) since the list was first published in 2003 as well as being named a Best Lawyers in America for commercial litigation since 2016. He also maintains the highest AV-Preeminent peer review rating in the national LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell legal directory, and is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. 

Based in Houston, Texas, Mr. Kim focuses his practice on bet-the -company type energy-sector litigation, antitrust, breach of contract, trademark, product liability, pharmaceutical, and catastrophic injury/death trials. He also assists clients (both defendants and plaintiffs) with product liability, pharmaceutical and catastrophic injury/death trials, in addition to being appointed to MDL committees and as Class Action Counsel. 

In 2021, Mr. Kim was appointed to the Texas Supreme Court Advisory Committee and elected by Members of the American Board of Trial Advocates Foundation (ABOTA) to serve as its 2021 national vice president. He also has been part of the faculty for the ABOTA National Trial college at Harvard and Yale. 

He received his J.D. from South Texas College of Law, where he was an ABA National Moot Court Champion, a member of the law review, and was the recipient of multiple honors, including Phi Delta Phi, Order of Lytae and Order of Barristers. He earned his B.B.A. in International Marketing from the University of Texas. 

Through Mr. Kim’s leadership, The Kim Law Firm has earned a stellar reputation for hard work, thorough preparation, and top-notch legal acumen. Mr. Kim and his team of trial lawyers have recovered more than half a billion dollars for clients through aggressive litigation. Mr. Kim has also erased billions of dollars of potential liability for companies. The firm’s clients include entrepreneurs, business start-ups, mid-sized companies, and established national and international corporations. 

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Updated Sep 2021