Kobre & Kim, Michael Kim and Jef Klazen Recognized in Chambers Asset Tracing & Recovery Rankings

June 27, 2024

Publication: Chambers and Partners

The latest Chambers and Partners rankings have placed Kobre & Kim in Band 1 for Asset Tracing & Recovery Global-wide, recognizing the firm as “a market leader in asset tracing and recovery work.” Michael Kim and Jef Klazen also received individual recognition for their strengths.

The review notes that Kobre & Kim advises on judgment debt enforcement in some of the largest international arbitrations and litigation matters around the world.

Chambers cited testimonials praising the firm as one that “can easily mobilize its worldwide resources and connections to provide us comprehensive advice, and they are very efficient at action." The testimonial observed that "Kobre & Kim are the leading experts in this field: very smart, highly experienced and commercial. They were able to staff up with excellent people on short notice."

Another praised the firm for having “one of the largest and truly global asset recovery teams, and they know where to go, what to do and who to team up with."

Michael Kim and Jef Klazen were also individually recognized by Chambers. Mr. Kim is noted as “lead counsel in high-stakes disputes, investigations, judgment enforcement and asset tracing and recovery proceedings. He leads on high-value, complex fraud and insolvency cases involving government investigations and asset forfeiture, recovery of hidden assets and bankruptcy.” Mr. Klazen is lauded as “a fantastic lawyer. One of the best I have ever worked with.”

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