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Kevin S. Kim, Esq.

Partner

Kevin Kim
Rated by Super Lawyers


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Kevin Kim is an experienced corporate and securities attorney with Geraci Law Firm, dedicated to providing reliable and innovative legal solutions. Kevin focuses his practice on private placements and other alternative investments for private lenders, real estate developers, and other real estate entrepreneurs. Kevin has advised and prepared hundreds of securities offerings including mortgage funds, structured debt offerings, real estate syndications, crowdfunding offerings, EB-5 projects, and Qualified Opportunity Funds.

Kevin is also the lead instructor for the American Association of Private Lender’s Certified Fund Manager Courses, teaching hundreds of mortgage fund managers throughout the United States on securities regulations, fund design and fund compliance.

Awards & Accommodations: 
Top 25 Corporate Attorney by EB-5 Investors Magazine
Rising Star Super Lawyer 2019

Favorite Vacation

My honeymoon in Maui.

Books currently reading

The Baby Whisperer.

Relax when not working:

Cooking and Binge Watching TV.

Favorite Bands

Green Day, Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Mumford and Sons

Hobbies

Cooking, Golf, Being Korean.

Favorite films

The Dark Knight, Ode to My Father, The Rock

One of your favorite memories since being at Geraci:

The public debut of “The Gold Chain” at Clique Lounge at the Cosmopolitan on the 2nd day at Captivate 2017.

If you had one wish

More wishes.

What was it about the legal field that drew your interest?

As hackneyed as it may sound, the ability to help people achieve their goals and advocate their interests really resonated with me throughout my life.

What are you most proud of at Geraci?

Being named Partner at the Law Firm.

What banking law or regulation would you like to see changed?

A clear exemption for commercial purpose finance.

If you could go back and change any aspect of your life, which would it be?

I would have decided to study abroad during college.

What wisdom could you offer aspiring attorneys?

Knowledge of the law will only get you so far. Clinical and professional skills including customer service, being detail oriented, and passionate representation of your clients is what will set you apart from others.

Tell us about one of your favorite clients and why you enjoy working with them?

A List Partners Management, LLC: David Owen and his team are always so innovative and creative in their various investment opportunities, while maintaining a compliance focused business approach. It’s been my privilege to work with them.

Who has had the most impact on your career?

My mother. She has pushed me my entire life and is still teaching me the importance of passion, the value of hard work, and the importance of humility. These values have been the cornerstones of my career.

What’s the toughest business decision you’ve ever made?

Deciding to go to law school.

What is your proudest achievement?

My daughter Abigail.

What’s it like working at Geraci?

It’s a bit like working in a circus. Everybody is really talented and very good at what they do, but you can’t help but feel a vibe that everybody’s also a bit of a character.

What was it that drew you to Geraci?

Geraci’s company culture and positive, get the job done attitude is something that really attracted me.

What can we learn from the past in our business?

History repeats itself. Especially in business

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California

Education

 

  • J.D. Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
  • B.A. University of California, Berkeley

 

Associations & Memberships

  • California Mortgage Association
  • American Association of Private Lenders
  • Korean American Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

  • Certified Fund Manager Instructor for American Association of Private Lenders 2015 to Present
  • EB-5 Investors Conference Securities Law Panelist 2017 and 2018
  • IMN Family Office Forum 2018 – Dana Point

Representative Matters

  • Partners Capital Solutions
  • The Rama Fund
  • Thorofare Capital
  • A List Partners Management

Podcasts

Online: OZExpo Podcasts

Articles