Diane J. Kim practices in the area of business reorganization and financial restructuring. Prior to joining Duane Morris, Ms. Kim served as judicial law clerk to the Hon. Karen B. Owens of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
Ms. Kim is a 2019 graduate of Temple University Beasley School of Law and a graduate of Mount Holyoke College. While in law school, Ms. Kim founded the Affinity Group Coalition, a student-run group aiming to improve diversity in the legal profession, and served as President of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association.
Ms. Kim is proficient in Korean.
Areas of Practice
- U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
- Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2019
- Mount Holyoke College, B.A., 2012
- Duane Morris LLP
- Associate, 2020-present
- U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware
- Judicial Law Clerk to the Hon. Karen B. Owens , 2019-2020
- American Bankruptcy Institute
- Member of the Diversity and Inclusion Working Group
- Northern District of California Bankruptcy Court's Bench-Bar Liaison Committee
- International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)
- Membership Chair
- Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area (AABA)
- Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum (BABF)
- Contributor, Duane Morris Business Reorganization and Financial Restructuring Blog
- Co-author, "Supreme Court Rules Passive Retention of Estate Property Does Not Violate the Automatic Stay," Duane Morris Alert, January 21, 2021
- Co-author, "What Affirmative Action Does the Bankruptcy Code's Automatic Stay Require a Creditor to Take?," The Legal Intelligencer, December 23, 2020