Kristina Kim Joins SCMV
SCMV announces that Kristina Kim has joined the firm’s Business Department as of counsel.
Kristina's practice focuses on international and cross border investment, trade, tax and corporate matters, with special attention to compliance with regulations regarding supply chain security, customs documentations, tariffs and duties, international trade agreements, including CTPAT; ISA; free trade zone matters; focused assessments; antidumping and countervailing duty investigations and administrative reviews; trade benefits; seizures; detentions; and notices of action. Kristina has represented clients before the Department of State, US Citizenship and Immigration Services and US Customs and Border Protection.
Prior to joining SCMV, Kristina worked as general counsel for Samsung International, Inc. and Samsung Mexicana, S.A. de C.V, where she headed the legal departments in the US and Mexico, overseeing all legal affairs including international trade, business transactions and litigation. While at Samsung, Kristina also oversaw the Government, Public and Trade Relations Department, the Mexico Public Affairs Team and the Compliance Department, while serving as Chief Compliance Officer.
Krisitna has been active in the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Korean-Mexican Maquiladora Association, the National Chamber of Electronic and Telecommunication Industry and the Association of Mexico Manufacturers and Exportation Industry. She is also a member of South County EDC, San Diego Regional EDC and Otay Mesa Chamber of Commerce.
Kristina received her J.D. from the University of San Diego, School of Law and her B.A. from University of California, Santa Barbara.
She is tri-lingual, fluent in English, Spanish and Korean.