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.

Accolades July 10, 2020

Kobre & Kim, Robin Rathmell Receive Chambers Recognition for Financial Crime Involving HNWI’s

Both Kobre & Kim and lawyer Robin Rathmell have received Band 2 rankings from UK-based Chambers and Partners for their handling of cross-border financial crime matters involving high-net-worth individuals (HNWI’s).

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Accolades May 28, 2020

Kobre & Kim Makes Top 5 in Am Law 2020 Diversity Scorecard

Kobre & Kim is proud to announce its ranking of #5 in The American Lawyer’s 2020 Diversity Scorecard, marking the first time the firm has ever made it to the top five.

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Accolades May 22, 2020

Robin Rathmell and Nathaniel Barber Ranked on Citywealth’s Top 100 Trust Litigators List 2020

Congratulations to Kobre & Kim’s Robin Rathmell and Nathaniel Barber for their inclusion on Citywealth’s Top 100 Trust Litigators List 2020!

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Accolades April 24, 2020

Nicholas Surmacz Ranked in Global Investigations Review’s 40 Under 40

Congratulations to Kobre & Kim’s Nicholas Surmacz, who was selected by Global Investigations Review (GIR) to be on the third edition of their “40 Under 40” list recognizing highly-accomplished young investigations specialists shaping the future of this fast-evolving area of law.

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Accolades February 28, 2020

Michael Kim is Benchmark Litigation’s International Arbitration Attorney of the Year

Michael Kim was honored with Benchmark Litigation’s U.S. Award for International Arbitration Attorney of the Year last night. 

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Accolades October 29, 2019

Kobre & Kim Listed in Global Investigations Review’s 100 Firms of 2019

Kobre & Kim has been named one of the world’s leading law firms for corporate investigations in the 2019 Global Investigations Review 100. 

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Accolades August 20, 2019

Human Rights First Awards Kobre & Kim with the 2019 Marvin E. Frankel Award

Kobre & Kim is a recipient of Human Rights First‘s Marvin E. Frankel Award, given in recognition of outstanding dedication to pro bono services. The firm has partnered with Human Rights First in the representation of asylum seekers and their families.

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Accolades July 8, 2019

Kobre & Kim Ranks for Litigation in First-Ever Israel Desks League Tables

Kobre & Kim ranks for Litigation in the first-ever Israel Desks League Tables, in recognition of the firm’s continued work in Israel and the presence of the only former DOJ prosecutor practicing from within the country, Robert Henoch.

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Accolades October 30, 2018

APABA Silicon Valley Honors Kobre & Kim with Beacon Award for Diversity

Kobre & Kim is the proud recipient of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association Silicon Valley’s annual “Beacon Award for Diversity,” in recognition of the firm’s dedication to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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Accolades August 14, 2018

Robin Rathmell Recognized as Leading Lawyer for High Net Worth Individuals

Robin Rathmell was ranked among the leading practitioners in the 2019 Financial Crime: High Net Worth Individuals Guide for his outstanding work on investigation matters involving fraud and money laundering.

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Accolades June 1, 2018

Kobre & Kim Ranks in Top 10 on the Am Law Diversity Scorecard

Kobre & Kim ranks as the 9th most diverse firm overall on The American Lawyer's 2018 Diversity Scorecard. The firm’s position among the top 10 reinforces Kobre & Kim's continued commitment to diversity and inclusion. 

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Accolades March 29, 2018

Seoul Office Named “New Asian Office of the Year”

Kobre & Kim’s two-and-a-half-year-old Seoul office was named “New Asian Office of the Year” at the 2018 Asia Legal Awards.

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Accolades March 26, 2018

Firm Named Among Top in PRC by China Business Law Awards

On the heels of a recent launch in Shanghai, Kobre & Kim has been named a top international firm in the areas of dispute resolution and anti-bribery & compliance at the China Business Law Awards.

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Accolades December 11, 2017

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 Recognizes Kobre & Kim With Top Rankings for Work Related to China

Chambers Asia-Pacific has recognized Kobre & Kim and three of the firm’s lawyers for their strong reputation in China for Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption, Dispute Resolution: Litigation and Restructuring/Insolvency.

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Accolades November 30, 2017

Firm’s White-Collar and Insolvency Groups Receive Top Marks From The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2017 recognized Kobre & Kim’s Asia-Pacific government enforcement defense and insolvency teams as top-tier in the region in recently released rankings.

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