John Kim Named to Lawdragon List of 500 Leading Litigators in America

Acclaimed civil trial lawyer earns recognition in commercial litigation category

HOUSTON – One of the most accomplished civil trial lawyers in the city of Houston and the state of Texas has earned a new national accolade. John Kim of The Kim Law Firm has been selected for inclusion on the 2024 Lawdragon list of 500 Leading Litigators in America for excellence in commercial litigation.

Lawdragon is a nationally recognized legal media company that organizes and releases several top 500 lists each year to celebrate excellence among attorneys in specific practice areas.

“Being recognized among some of the names on this list is extremely flattering and humbling at the same time,” said Mr. Kim. “My goal as an attorney and our goal as a firm has always been to do right by our clients, and we think that client-first philosophy has been a major contributing factor in the professional awards and accolades we have received over the years.”   

It has been a banner year of recognition for Mr. Kim and The Kim Law Firm. He and fellow civil trial lawyer Denise Kim were honored by The Best Lawyers in America and Texas Super Lawyers. The firm and its attorneys have also been recognized by Benchmark Litigation, Chambers USA and U.S. News and World Report’s list of the Best Law Firms.

Potential candidates for legal guides are nominated for consideration. Candidates are the vetted by prominent legal industry reporters and analysts alongside a veteran team of editorial advisors to determine the final list of honorees.

This 500 Leading Litigators in America guide features lawyers that primarily represent defendants in the following practice areas: antitrust, commercial litigation, cybersecurity, energy, financial, government investigations, intellectual property, mass tort, mergers and acquisitions, product liability, securities and white collar. The complete Lawdragon list of 500 Leading Litigators in America is available here.

The Kim Law Firm has recovered or saved billions of dollars for clients directly and with counterclaims through aggressive litigation. The firm represents entrepreneurs, business start-ups, midsized companies and established national and international corporations in everything from oil and gas, royalties, EPC construction, trade secrets, contract and complex disputes. For more information about the firm’s attorneys and practice areas, visit