Samuel Yim is a senior foreign attorney at Kim & Chang’s fintech practice where he focuses on blockchain and cryptocurrency matters. He regularly represents token sellers, cryptocurrency exchanges, funds, token marketers and broker-dealers, global investment banks, asset managers, and others in the space. He has advised foreign and domestic clients on major industry defining matters such as, among others, initial coin offerings (ICOs) and reverse ICOs, token private placements, the establishment or acquisition of cryptocurrency exchanges, and cryptocurrency arbitrage.
Prior to joining Kim & Chang, Mr. Yim worked at Allen & Overy LLP and served in the US Army. Mr. Yim received a BS from the United States Military Academy and a JD Georgetown University Law Center. He received the Fulbright Fellowship and studied at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea where he was also an adjunct professor at Yonsei University Law School. He is admitted to the New York bar.