Karen Kim

Tax, Tax Transactions & Planning, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health


Karen Kim is a partner in Mayer Brown's New York office and a member of the Tax Transactions & Planning team. She advises clients on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures, spin-offs and restructurings both domestically and cross-border. Her practice also includes structuring cross-border arrangements for domestic and international private equity funds.

In addition to her transactional work, Karen has deep experience advising multinational financial institutions and individuals in global investigations involving US tax issues, including the Department of Justice’s settlement program for Swiss banks.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Karen was with another leading international law firm.


  • The University of Chicago Law School, JD
  • University of Pennsylvania, BA, magna cum laude
  • The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, BS, magna cum laude


  • California
  • New York