John Kim
Isn’t limited by convention.”

The Kim Law Firm and its founder John H. Kim represent businesses and individuals in complex commercial litigation and high-stakes personal injury claims and are occasionally in the news about legal cases, being quoted as an expert, or for honors. 

John H. Kim Named 2018 Trial Lawyer of the Year by Texas ABOTA

HOUSTON – John H. Kim, founder of The Kim Law Firm, has been selected Texas Trial Lawyer of the Year for 2018 by the Texas chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). The annual honor is reserved exclusively for the most respected ABOTA lawyers who demonstrate high ethical standards and make active contributions to the organization. Mr. Kim, a frequently honored commercial litigator, was nominated for Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Houston chapter and selected by the... Read more

Attorney John Kim Gets $2.9M Judgment Tossed for Energy Clients

SAN ANTONIO ─ Houston civil trial lawyer John H. Kim, founder of The Kim Law Firm and attorney Tim Rothberg, convinced a Texas appeals court to drop a $2.9 million judgment against energy clients High Cotton Holdings LLC and Ranger O&G Operating LLC last week. The Texas 4th Court of Appeals in San Antonio found that the lawyer retained by the two energy companies prior to The Kim Law Firm filed an agreement in a breach of contract lawsuit without signing... Read more

Houston Attorney John Kim Honored Again, Ranked Among Nation’s Top Litigators for 2018

HOUSTON – Once again Houston lawyer John H. Kim has been recognized by the national peer-review lawyers guide Benchmark Litigation as a national Litigation Star, and the law firm he founded is listed among those recommended. Mr. Kim, founder of The Kim Law Firm, is making his fifth appearance in Benchmark, one of many ranking services to recognize his excellence in the courtroom on behalf of major companies and individuals involved in complex litigation. Benchmark Litigation conducts extensive interviews with trial lawyers... Read more

Texas Jury Awards Matrix Petroleum Nearly $100M in Eagle Ford Accounting Fraud Case

  HOUSTON – A South Texas jury has awarded Matrix Petroleum nearly $100 million in lost proceeds from wells in the Eagle Ford Shale, finding that exploration company Talisman Energy committed fraud through its accounting methods and breach of the Joint Operating Agreement. Matrix Petroleum, which was a non-operating working interest partner with Talisman in oil production leases on the Cooke Ranch near Cotulla, Texas, was represented in the month-long trial by Houston lawyer John H. Kim, founder of The Kim Law... Read more

Business Litigation Work of John H. Kim Earns Recognition on Top Lawyer Lists

HOUSTON – John H. Kim, founder of The Kim Law Firm, is being recognized for his business litigation work by two widely respected peer-review lawyer rating services. Mr. Kim earned selection to Texas Super Lawyers’ list of Top 100 Houston attorneys for 2017, the fourth time he has received that honor. He also is recognized in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Kim represents both plaintiffs and defendants in high-stakes lawsuits in Texas, nationwide and internationally. His clients... Read more

John Kim Speaks on Business Litigation at Asian Pacific Conference

HOUSTON – John H. Kim, founder of The Kim Law Firm, spoke about business litigation at the recent 22nd Annual Asian Pacific Interest Section (APIS) Conference held in conjunction with the National Asian Pacific America Bar Association Southwest Regional Conference in Austin. Mr. Kim, a current national trustee on the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) Foundation, is top-rated nationally for his business litigation acumen. “The theme of the event was excellence in the law, and we focused on what happens at... Read more