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Of Counsel

Ellen C. Kim

Ellen Kim has extensive knowledge and experience in all matters of business law, entity formation and a variety of commercial transactions.

Her experience in corporate matters includes business formation, entrepreneurships, partnerships, employment and executive compensation, expansion and dissolution and financing, with specialization in private equity financing.

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Experience

Ellen has worked closely with boards of directors of both public and privately held corporations spanning several industries, including fashion, hospitality, renewable energy, private equity funds, fund administrators and investment advisors.

She has also had the unique opportunity of becoming fluent in working with all sides of the start-up universe. Ellen began her career representing start-up companies seeking venture capital funding or incubation services and began to introduce venture capital and business incubator contacts to the companies she was representing. That early relationship-building process eventually developed into a comprehensive effort to help both start-up companies seeking funding and venture capital funds and business incubators seeking profitable new investments.

Ellen has experience nurturing start-ups through the business life cycle, serving them from their formative stages, during periods of growth, and through their exits. Depending on the needs of the company, she has served in the capacity of general counsel, playing an active role in day-to-day operations and functioning as an integral part of company management, providing legal advice and business counsel and, alternatively, participating as a situational advisor who consults with in-house legal counsel and executive teams regarding strategic corporate decisions.

Education

  • Boston College Law School, J.D.
    • Managing Editor of the Boston College Third World Law Journal
  • Smith College, B.A., magna cum laude

Admissions

  • New York

Memberships

  • New Jersey State Bar Association

Practice Areas

How Can I Help You?

Commercial Transactions

Combining the broad perspective required to understand both the apparent and subtle ramifications of decisions concerning the businesses of our clients, with the breadth of experience necessary to advise on the most sophisticated issues and applications of law.