Many of our engagements involve matters in which our clients face significant public attention. The following is a list of news stories about the firm, our clients, cases and the results we have achieved.

Events May 8, 2014

Now Available On Demand: Monetizing Large Judgments and Arbitration Awards

Kobre & Kim partnered with the Association of Corporate Counsel for a live webinar (now available on-demand) to discuss the hot-button issue of enforcing international judgments and arbitration awards.

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Accolades February 18, 2014

William F. McGovern Recognized Again as Leading Anti-Corruption Lawyer by Chambers Asia-Pacific

For the second year in a row, William McGovern, from Kobre & Kim’s Hong Kong office, was ranked among the leading practitioners for his work in Dispute Resolution: Anticorruption in the 2014 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific.

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Accolades November 12, 2013

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Names Kobre & Kim Law Firm of the Year

The firm is pleased to announce that NAPABA has named Kobre & Kim this year’s Law Firm of the Year.

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Accolades November 4, 2013

Legal 500 Asia Pacific Recommends Kobre & Kim’s Hong Kong Dispute Resolution Practice

Kobre & Kim was recognized as a leading Hong Kong firm in the category of dispute resolution by the publishers of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.

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Accolades October 29, 2013

Kobre & Kim Receives Top Honors from Benchmark Litigation

Benchmark Litigation ranked Kobre & Kim in the highest category this year in its plaintiff category, noting the firm's “truly unique” conflict-free business model focusing on cross-border disputes involving US $50 million+.  


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Firm News September 19, 2013

Kobre & Kim Expands Conflict-Free London/Offshore Disputes Team

Kobre & Kim is pleased to welcome Andrew Stafford KC, who joins James Corbett KC (formerly of Serle Court) and Jalil Asif KC (formerly of 4 New Square), as the firm’s third English King's Counsel.  

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Events September 10, 2013

Kobre & Kim Hosts Third Annual Center for Trial Advocacy Event

On September 10, 2013, Kobre & Kim’s Center for Trial Advocacy held its third annual trial advocacy program, highlighting nationally recognized trial lawyers Dan Webb of Winston & Strawn LLP and Matt Menchel of Kobre & Kim.

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Accolades August 13, 2013

Kobre & Kim Named “Most Highly Regarded Firm” for International Judgment Enforcement/Asset Recovery

Kobre & Kim was ranked as one of the most highly regarded judgment enforcement/asset recovery firms in the world by the publishers of the Global Arbitration Review. In addition to the firm’s ranking, several of the firm’s lawyers were also recognized as outstanding practitioners in the field.  

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Accolades July 31, 2013

Kobre & Kim Ranked “Highly Recommended” for International Investigations by Benchmark Litigation

Kobre & Kim continues to receive accolades for its Asia practice, this time in Benchmark Litigation’s Asia-Pacific rankings. The firm, which has been previously praised by the publication for its U.S. practice, was ranked as “Highly Recommended” in International Anti-Corruption Investigations for the Asia-Pacific region.

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Accolades July 9, 2013

Kobre & Kim International Arbitrations Team Contributes to International Comparative Legal Guide to International Arbitration 2013

Members of Kobre & Kim’s International Arbitration team have authored chapters covering the British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands in International Comparative Legal Guide to International Arbitration 2013.

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Accolades May 24, 2013

Kobre & Kim Ranked Top in the Nation by Chambers USA

Kobre & Kim has been recognized eight times for its white-collar and government investigation litigation practice in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

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Accolades May 24, 2013

Chambers & Partners Recognizes Kobre & Kim and Two Lawyers for Commercial Litigation

Kobre & Kim was recognized as a highly regarded firm in the area of New York Commercial Litigation by Chambers & Partners in its 2013 guide. The firm was praised for its skill in civil disputes and ability to handle cross-border litigation, with offices in London, the Caribbean, and beyond.

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Accolades April 23, 2013

Kobre & Kim Named Trial Firm of the Year

Kobre & Kim was recognized as the “Trial Firm of the Year” by Main Justice in its 2013 Best FCPA Lawyers Client Service Awards.  The award honors Kobre & Kim's exceptional representation of companies and executives in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and global anti-corruption matters. 

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Firm News April 10, 2013

Kobre & Kim Achieves Victory for DuPont in US $920 million Judgment Enforcement

Kobre & Kim’s International Judgment Enforcement Team achieved a key victory on behalf of client E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) in enforcing a US $920 million judgment against Kolon Industries Inc. a/k/a/ Kolon Corp., a South Korean conglomerate operating in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.

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Firm News March 19, 2013

MAXAM Settles Madoff-Related Dispute With Town of Fairfield

Kobre & Kim successfully negotiated a highly favorable settlement agreement for approximately 5% of the claimed damages on behalf of defendants MAXAM Capital Management LLC and related entities in a lawsuit filed by the town of Fairfield, Connecticut, and its associated retirement programs.

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