J. Jekkie Kim

Silicon Valley
  • 140 Scott Drive
  • Menlo Park, CA 94025
  • USA

Jekkie Kim is a corporate associate in Latham & Watkins' Silicon Valley office and represents healthcare and life sciences companies, including digital health companies, and their investors on matters, including:

  • Strategic licensing and collaborations
  • Technology transfers
  • University spin-outs
  • Complex commercial agreements (e.g., clinical and commercial manufacturing and supply agreements; distribution agreements)
  • Cross-border joint ventures
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • IPOs and follow-on offerings
  • Venture financings

Prior to relocating to Silicon Valley, Dr. Kim represented life sciences and healthcare clients and their investors in Boston for five years, where she was also a member of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Now a resident of the Bay Area, she has extensive experience working with innovative digital health clients facing complex legal challenges that often require creative and interdisciplinary legal solutions.

Dr. Kim is a licensed physician in South Korea and was trained as an intern physician at Seoul National University Hospital and practiced as a primary care physician for over two years thereafter prior to attending law school.

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