Nan Kim

Senior Counsel

Nan Kim is a California lawyer specializing in venture capital financings, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, U.S. securities law compliance matters and general corporate matters. Nan has over twenty years of experience representing a diverse group of public and private companies. Nan has worked on numerous venture capital financings, corporate mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures, both as outside counsel for public and private companies and as in-house counsel leading and interfacing with various legal and non-legal specialists.

After law school, Nan clerked for a federal judge and then began her career at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York where she worked on various M&A transactions and other general corporate and securities matters. She then moved to Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto, CA where she worked on venture capital financings, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, securities compliance matters and other general corporate matters.  Nan began her in-house career at General Magic, Inc. in Sunnyvale, CA as associate general counsel for corporate and securities matters with responsibility for all securities compliance matters and corporate transactions, including the company’s financings. She later joined Agilent Technologies, Inc. in Palo Alto, CA where she led strategic transactions globally, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and equity investments and advised on various corporate governance and securities law compliance matters. She joined the Thompson Legal Advisory Service’s team in June 2008.

Nan received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and her B.S. in mechanical engineering from Cornell University.  She is licensed in California, New York, Pennsylvania (inactive) and Connecticut (inactive).

Nan may be contacted via email on and is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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