S. Elizabeth Kim is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Emerging Companies & Growth Practice.

Ms. Kim represents startups and other emerging growth companies throughout their lifecycles, as well as the venture capital firms that invest in these companies.

She advises clients on a broad range of matters, including:

  • Company formation
  • Capital raising, including venture-backed and other private financings
  • Corporate governance 
  • Equity incentives 
  • Employment matters
  • Securities law compliance
  • Exit transactions (e.g., mergers and acquisitions or initial public offerings)

Ms. Kim maintains an active pro bono practice, most recently representing Afghans applying for Special Immigrant Visas and humanitarian parole.

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • JD, Columbia Law School, 2018
    Development Editor, Columbia Law Review
  • MEd, University of Pennsylvania, 2014
  • BS in Psychology, Yale University, 2012

Languages Spoken

  • English