Faculty Profiles

Sung Hui Kim

Sung Hui Kim

Professor of Law
B.A. Emory University, 1988
M.A Emory University, 1988
J.D. Harvard, 1992
UCLA Faculty Since 2010

Sung Hui Kim is Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law and the Director of the General Counsel Initiative, Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy, UCLA School of Law. She has taught Business Associations, Contracts, Professional Responsibility, Securities Regulation, and seminars on the psychology of modern legal practice and legal ethics. Her current research interests lie at the intersections of professional responsibility, securities regulation, and corporate governance. She has written about the role of in-house counsel in corporate compliance, federal insider trading law, sovereign debt, and supermajority provisions in the United States Constitution. Her scholarship has appeared in the Capital Markets Law Journal, Cornell Law Review, Florida Law Review, Fordham Law Review, Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, North Carolina Law Review, UCLA Law Review, Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Securities Law Review, SMU Law Review, and University of Chicago Press. She holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. and M.A. in History from Emory University. Following law school, she was a fellow of the Robert Bosch Foundation in Germany. After six years in private practice as a transactional lawyer, she joined Red Bull North America, Inc. as its first general counsel. From 2013-14, she was an Emile Noël Fellow of the Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice, NYU School of Law.