Youmi Kim

Restructuring, Distressed Real Estate, Special Situations


Youmi Kim is an associate in Mayer Brown's New York office and a member of the Restructuring practice. She has assisted various types of clients, which include debtors, secured lenders, debtor-in-possession financiers, lessors, landlords, and other interested parties, in a wide range of in-court and out-of-court restructurings.


Her recent representations include:

  • A major international bank, as administrative agent under a syndicated secured loan facility, in connection with the prearranged chapter 11 cases of Salem Harbor Power Development LP and certain of its affiliates, owner of a gas-fired power plant in Massachusetts.
  • A major international financial institution, a major US bank and a regional financial institution, each as administrative agent, under three separate syndicated credit facilities under which FirstEnergy Corp. and certain of its operating affiliates were borrowers and/or guarantors. We subsequently advised two major international financial institutions and a major US bank, as joint lead arrangers and administrative agents, in connection with six separate new credit facilities in the aggregate amount of $4.5 billion that replaced and refinanced the existing credit facilities.
  • An ad hoc steering group of senior lenders in connection with a comprehensive out-of-court restructuring of Sandy Creek Energy Associates, L.P., a unit coal-fired power generating plant, which included equitization of approximately $1 billion of secured debt.

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  • Harvard Law School, JD
  • Yonsei University, BA


  • New York


  • US District Court for the Southern District of New York


  • English
  • Korean