Jessica (Ji Eun) Kim is an Associate at Cohen Milstein and a member of the firm’s Securities Litigation & Investor Protection practice group, where she represents institutional and individual shareholders in securities class actions.
Ms. Kim was named “Ones to Watch” in Securities Litigation by Best Lawyers in America (2021).
Ms. Kim’s current high-profile cases include:
- In re GreenSky Securities Litigation (S.D.N.Y.): Cohen Milstein is co-Lead Counsel in this putative securities class action against GreenSky, a financial technology company, for failing to disclose the substantial change in the composition of GreenSky’s merchant business mix and the resulting diminution in transaction-fee revenue, accounting for 87% of its overall revenue, as it moved from solar panel energy merchant sector to the healthcare sector.
- IBEW Local 98 Pension Fund v. Deloitte (D.S.C.): Cohen Milstein is sole Lead Counsel in this putative securities class action against Deloitte entities for allegedly breaching its external auditor duties related to as SCANA’s multi-billion-dollar nuclear energy expansion project in South Carolina.
- Eric Weiner v. Tivity Health, Inc. (M.D. Tenn.): Cohen Milstein is sole Lead Counsel, representing Oklahoma Firefighters Pension and Retirement System, as the Lead Plaintiff, and other purchasers of Tivity Health stock, in a putative securities class action for violations of the Exchange Act related to Tivity’s misleading the public about its relationship with United Healthcare, Inc.
- Karimian, et al. v. Alkermes Public Limited Company, et al. (E.D.N.Y.): Cohen Milstein is sole Lead Counsel representing the Midwest Operating Engineers Pension Trust Fund in a securities class action against Alkermes, a global biopharmaceutical company, for material misrepresentations about the likelihood of approval for a drug in development.
- Myun-Uk Choi, et al. v. Tower Research Capital LLC, et al. (S.D.N.Y.): Cohen Milstein is representing traders who transacted in KOSPI 200 futures contracts in 2012 in a class action against Tower Research Capital and Mark Gorton for violations of the Commodity Exchange Act and for unjust enrichment.
Prior to joining Cohen Milstein, Ms. Kim was a litigation associate at a highly-regarded international defense firm, where she focused on white collar defense, government enforcement, and internal investigations.
Ms. Kim received a dual B.B.A. and B.A. from Korea University and her J.D. from Harvard Law School. While in law school, Ms. Kim was an Executive Technical Editor for the Harvard Civil-Rights Civil-Liberties Law Review, and Co-President of the Harvard Mediation Program. She was also a member of the Harvard Criminal Justice Institute, where she represented clients charged with misdemeanors and felonies in the Roxbury and Dorchester Divisions of the Boston Municipal Court Department.
Ms. Kim is fluent in Korean.