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Greenberg Traurig’s Richard Kim Named ‘Trailblazer Honoree’ by the Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York

NEW YORK – May 16, 2024 – Greenberg Traurig, LLP Shareholder Richard C. Kim, Global Finance Practice co-chair and New York Corporate Practice co-chair, was named a “Trailblazer Honoree” by the Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York (KALAGNY). Honorees are recognized for their contributions to the Korean American community and the greater New York legal profession.

In addition to his legal practice representing private equity sponsors, public and private borrowers, lead arrangers and lenders in connection with leveraged financings, Kim is an active member of the New York legal community and serves as a Board Member of the Lawyers Alliance for New York, which is a non-profit organization providing transactional legal services for New York’s non-profit organizations and social enterprises. In addition, Kim is a co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Asian American Affinity Group (GTAAG) and the associate hiring co-chair and career development co-liaison for the firm’s largest office, New York. In 2022, he was named among Crain’s New York Business’ “Notable Asian Leaders” and was named a “Rising Star” by the New York Law Journal.

Greenberg Traurig is a sponsor of KALAGNY’s 38th Annual Gala on June 27 at Gotham Hall in New York City where Kim and fellow awardees will be featured.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Diversity Initiative: From its inception, Greenberg Traurig has been committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. Greenberg Traurig is a uniquely empowering and diverse firm built on a foundation of fairness, equality, and authenticity. Through its Social, Racial, and Economic Justice Action Plan, the firm has committed $5 million over five years to help combat systemic racism and support impoverished communities. In addition, the firm’s efforts have been recognized through its Mansfield Rule 6.0 Certification Plus, administered by The Diversity Lab, and by local, national, and global publications and organizations including Chambers and Partners. Web: Twitter: @GT_Drives.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2750 attorneys in 47 locations in the United States, Europe and the Middle East, Latin America, and Asia. The firm is a 2022 BTI “Highly Recommended Law Firm” for superior client service and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law Global 100 and NLJ 500. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 6.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab. The firm is recognized for powering its U.S. offices with 100% renewable energy as certified by the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy program and is a member of the U.S. EPA’s Green Power Partnership Program. The firm is known for its philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web: