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.
Firm News August 4, 2017
Hartley West, Benjamin Sauter and Beau Barnes File Amicus Brief on Coin Center’s Behalf Opposing Broad IRS Request for Coinbase User Data
Hartley West, Benjamin Sauter and Beau Barnes filed an amicus brief August 3 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Coin Center's behalf, opposing a broad Internal Revenue Service request for Coinbase customer financial records.
Firm News May 31, 2017
Kobre & Kim deepens its Government Enforcement Defense bench with the addition of former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor Hartley West in San Francisco.
Firm News May 25, 2017
Firm News April 20, 2017
Kobre & Kim Successfully Defends Against Application to Bring Derivative Proceedings in the BVI Commercial Court
Kobre & Kim successfully defended the directors of Spectrum Galaxy Fund Limited (Spectrum) in an application for court permission in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) to commence derivative proceedings in Florida on behalf the company.
Firm News April 12, 2017
Kobre & Kim has strengthened its multijurisdictional insolvency disputes capabilities in high-value litigation with the addition of senior lateral hire Mark Griffiths in London.
Firm News February 14, 2017
Kobre & Kim has bolstered its international insolvency capabilities with the addition of senior lateral hire D. Farrington Yates in New York.
Firm News January 31, 2017
Kobre & Kim is sponsoring the Asian American Bar Association of New York’s Annual Dinner on February 22 in New York. As one of the signature events in the Asian Pacific legal community, the reception will bring together over 800 attorneys, judges, corporations and professional organizations for a night of celebration and forward thinking.
Firm News January 31, 2017
Kobre & Kim will partner with the Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York (KALAGNY) in a robing ceremony for the Honorable Judy Kim in recognition of her new judicial position. The reception will celebrate the first appointed Korean-American judge in the state of New York.
Firm News January 23, 2017
Kobre & Kim Proudly Supports the New York State Bar Association’s Celebrating Diversity in the Bar Reception
Kobre & Kim sponsored the New York State Bar Association’s 14th Annual Celebrating Diversity in the Bar Reception.
Firm News June 22, 2016
Kobre & Kim Bolsters Europe Investigations Team with Addition of Former US Department of Justice Prosecutor in Europe
Kobre & Kim has strengthened its government enforcement and investigations team with the addition of Jason A. Masimore in London. As a former prosecutor for the U.S. Department of Justice, Mr. Masimore will focus his practice on advising corporations and individual clients in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa facing allegations of corruption/bribery, securities, tax and accounting fraud, market manipulation, and violations of U.S. sanctions, among other violations.
Firm News January 6, 2016
A Kobre & Kim pro bono team has helped secure legal U.S. immigration status for a teenage boy who was fleeing violence in his home country of Guatemala.
Firm News September 25, 2015
A Kobre & Kim pro bono team has helped secure a grant of asylum for our client, a native of El Salvador seeking refuge in the U.S.
Firm News September 1, 2015
Kobre & Kim announced today the opening of a new office in Seoul, Korea. Media outlets such as Bloomberg, The Lawyer, Legal Week, and the AmLaw Daily featured articles detailing the firm’s new capabilities in Seoul, highlighting Kobre & Kim as the only foreign law firm in Korea focused exclusively on disputes and investigations and continuing its model of working cooperatively with other law firms as conflict/special litigation or investigative counsel.
Firm News February 18, 2015
Kobre & Kim Strengthens Asia Investigation Team With Another Former U.S. Government Lawyer in the Hong Kong Office
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Vasu Muthyala who joins the firm’s Asia Government Enforcement Defense team.
Firm News February 12, 2015
We are pleased to announce the addition of Daniel Zaheer to our San Francisco office and the continued expansion of our Intellectual Property Litigation practice.
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