Best Lawyers in America Honors Trial Lawyer John H. Kim

HOUSTON – John H. Kim, founder of Houston-based The Kim Law Firm, has been recognized for his Commercial Litigation work in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. The annual guide is derived from extensive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.

Mr. Kim has been individually listed in the guide since 2016.

“Garnering the respect and esteem of my peers is one of the greatest honors,” said Mr. Kim. “I am honored to be included among this distinguished group of attorneys and will use this professional honor as a reminder to continue fine-tuning my craft for clients.”

Mr. Kim is a seasoned trial attorney whose practice centers on bet the company complex civil cases for businesses and individuals, including energy-sector litigation, antitrust, breach of contract and trademark cases. He also has handled many product liability, pharmaceutical and catastrophic injury/death trials.

Earlier this year, Mr. Kim was recognized as a 2019 Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation, a guide to the nation’s top trial lawyers. It was his seventh consecutive selection. Among his other honors, the Texas chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates named him the 2018 “Trial Lawyer of The Year.”

Mr. Kim is a National Foundation Trustee (Secretary) for the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) , a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, a member in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and a Platinum Member of The Verdict Club.  He is the former President of the Houston Chapter of ABOTA and a member of the International Society of Barristers.  Both ABOTA and the International Society of Barristers are invitation only organizations that require peer nomination and support.

Since its first publication in 1983, The Best Lawyers in America has become widely regarded as a highly regarded reference guide to the legal industry. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on detailed peer-review evaluations, and lawyers are neither required nor allowed to pay a fee to be listed.

The Kim Law Firm has recovered well more than a half-billion dollars for clients directly and through counterclaims through aggressive litigation. The firm represents individuals, entrepreneurs, business start-ups, mid-sized companies, and established national and international corporations. To learn more about the firm and its practice areas, visit