Judith Y. Kim

Kim Judith

Judith Kim counsels tax-exempt organizations on their day-to-day and long-term business, corporate, tax, and governance matters. Judith assists clients on a regular basis in all aspects of the life cycle of a nonprofit organization, including formation, drafting charters and bylaws, obtaining tax exemptions, and addressing governance issues.

Judith also represents clients in negotiating major transactions, including purchase and sale of assets, collaborations, affiliations, and mergers and reorganizations. She has advised her clients on state and federal government investigations and other types of crisis events that involve potentially damaging legal and public relations concerns. Clients appreciate her ability to offer practical solutions based on their specific business challenges and goals.

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Representative Matters

  • Represented a non-profit Qualified Active Low-Income Community Business in its financing of a $33,000,000 outpatient medical center and a new office and research space, designed to expand healthcare services to the residents of Ward 8 in Washington, D.C.
  • Represents a global professional trade association, providing ongoing general counseling, including governance, affiliate relationships, tax-exempt status matters, and contracts
  • Represented a professional trade association and its affiliated public charity in a $12 million sale and a $8.5 million acquisition
  • Advised a prominent public charity in unwinding its long-standing relationship with a public institution, including advising on the public relations concerns and negotiating the separation agreement that involved the sale of goods and issues relating to copyright and trademark matters
  • Assisted in advising a large, national public charity in a nonpublic investigation by the attorney general of the District of Columbia, resulting in full closure of the investigation




  • J.D. Boston University School of Law 2014
    • Articles editor, American Journal of Law and Medicine
  • B.A. cum laude University of Pennsylvania 2009
    • Dean's List

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Massachusetts


  • The Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, 2024
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Committee on Nonprofit Organizations, Outstanding Young Lawyer Award, 2022
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Washington, DC, 2019 – 2023