Tae Kim is an Associate in the Firm's Chicago office and a member of the Litigation Practice Group.

Tae focuses his practice on complex commercial matters in subject areas such as banking, securities, real estate, the Uniform Commercial Code, corporate governance and employment law. In addition, he has experience in alternative dispute resolution and settling matters for his clients.

Prior to joining Freeborn, Tae was an Associate at The Law Offices of Edward T. Joyce & Associates, P.C. Prior to becoming an attorney, Tae had a career in the financial services industry.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • Represented a majority shareholder in a breach of contract action - concerning shareholder-rights to purchase stock.
  • Represented a real estate company in a breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty action concerning a failed merger
  • Defended a national data services company in a breach of contract action, resulting in a successful settlement.
  • Represented a retail medical services company in various matters concerning breaches of contracts and breaches of fiduciary duties.
  • Successfully represented a food supply company in a breach of contract action against one of its vendors, resulting in summary judgment.
  • Successfully represented individuals in actions against insurance companies regarding various types of insurance policies.
Professional Activities: 
  • Member, Korean American Bar Association
  • Member, Asian American Bar Association
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association 
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Practice areas

Education

J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, magna cum laude
B.A., University of Florida

State Bar Admissions

Illinois

Community Service

  • Mentor, Cook County Juvenile Justice Mentor Program
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law: Alumni Mentor, Corboy Fellows Alumni Faculty Coach