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Arnold & Porter Strengthens Government Contracts Practice with Partner James W. Kim

December 1, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC, December 1, 2021 — Arnold & Porter is pleased to announce that James W. Kim has joined the firm’s Government Contracts practice as a partner, resident in Washington, DC.

Craig Holman, Chair of Arnold & Porter’s Government Contracts and National Security practices, said: “James’s significant experience in Government Contracts and comprehensive understanding of the healthcare industry makes him an excellent addition to our practice. He will add depth to our offering, particularly in relation to federal healthcare programs and drug pricing issues.”

Mr. Kim has a broad government contracts practice, with a focus on representing professional services organizations and the life sciences industry. He represents healthcare providers related to federal healthcare programs (including drug pricing and privacy matters), supports transactional matters involving government contractors, and structures government contracts compliance programs. He also represents government contractors in civil and criminal government fraud investigations involving the False Claims Act, the Procurement Integrity Act and the Anti-Kickback Act. Additionally, Mr. Kim has successfully litigated bid protest actions before the Government Accountability Office as well as the US Court of Federal Claims.

In joining the firm, Mr. Kim said: “Arnold & Porter’s robust Government Contracts practice combined with a top-tier multidisciplinary Life Sciences practice will allow me to advise clients on solutions to complex government contracting issues with particular emphasis on the healthcare industry. I look forward to working with the firm’s deep bench of talented attorneys.”

Mr. Kim clerked for Judge Christin Odell Cook Miller of the US Court of Federal Claims in Washington, DC.

Mr. Kim earned his JD Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, cum laude, MPH from Columbia University, and BA from New York University.

Mr. Kim’s arrival, along with Michael Barnicle, who joined the firm’s Government Contracts practice as a partner resident in Chicago, demonstrates the strategic growth of Arnold & Porter’s Government Contracts practice. Their arrivals build on the strength of Arnold & Porter’s top-ranked Government Contracts practice, advising clients across a vast array of industries.

About Arnold & Porter’s Government Contracts Practice

Arnold & Porter's highly regarded, full-service Government Contracts practice helps clients navigate the unique statutory and regulatory constraints and other challenges confronting firms selling to government customers. The team represents the entire spectrum of domestic and international government contractors, from start-ups to FORTUNE 100 companies, including not-for-profit organizations.

About Arnold & Porter

With nearly 1,000 lawyers practicing in 13 offices around the globe, Arnold & Porter serves clients across 40 distinct practice areas. The firm offers 100 years of renowned regulatory expertise, sophisticated litigation and transactional practices, and leading multidisciplinary offerings in the life sciences and financial services industries.