Kim’s knowledge and experience in creditors’ rights and bankruptcy allows her to efficiently deliver sound legal advice to the firm’s clients.
Kim focuses her practice on complex Chapter 11 business bankruptcy and creditors’ rights for the secured, under secured, and unsecured. Kim represents financial institutions, suppliers, and landlords in protecting their assets prior to and in bankruptcy. She has represented Fortune 500 oilfield services companies and their subsidiaries as creditors in their various vendor bankruptcy filings, both domestic and international, and advised and updated clients on the status of bankruptcy cases with recommendations for potential recovery of debt. She has also helped clients as plaintiffs or defendants in state and federal civil litigation cases, including breach of contract, suit on sworn account, and foreclosure suits. Additionally, she is skilled in assisting mortgage servicers in foreclosing on defaulted mortgages, inclusive of residential and commercial properties.
Passionate in her practice, she presented “Hot Topics for Secured Creditors in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Southern District of Texas” at the Bench Bar Conference in May 2018, and in December 2019 was a speaker in a Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program covering the topic of ‘Foreclosure Defenses’.
Kim is no stranger to giving back to the community while strengthening her skills as an attorney. She has provided pro-bono services by representing minor children from Honduras in immigration and family court to gain residency in the United States through Kids In Need of Defense-Houston. She also holds a Mediation Certificate through the Blakely Advocacy Institute.
She is admitted to practice in the U.S. Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Northern, and Western Districts of Texas.
Kim was selected to SuperLawyers Rising Stars for Business Bankruptcy for 2019 – 2021.
Kim is a native Houstonian and graduated from the University of Houston Law Center. She completed her bachelor’s degree at The University of Texas at Austin with honors in Human Development & Family Sciences. While pursuing her undergraduate degree, she also received her paralegal certificate from the University of Houston.
- Represented a member on the official committee of unsecured creditors of SandRidge Energy, Inc. in connection with the debtor’s complex chapter 11 cases.
- Represented lienholders in protecting their lien rights in the sale of substantially all of Northstar Offshore Group, LLC’s assets.
- Represented members on the official committee of unsecured creditors of Linn Energy, LLC in connection with the debtor’s complex chapter 11 cases.
- Represented M&M lienholders in mediation to successfully reorganize Mountain Divide, LLC and its affiliates.
- Represented individual members on the official committee of unsecured creditors of Ricochet Energy, Inc. in connection with the debtor’s complex chapter 11 cases.
- Houston Bar Association, Bankruptcy Division
- Houston Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers
- Houston Mortgage Bankers Association
- International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation
- Moller-Foltz Inns of Court, Associate
- Association for Corporate Growth, Houston Division
- Texas Young Professionals