Brian K. Kim


Brian primarily practices in the areas of corporate, mergers and acquisitions, and tax law. Brian also has experience in commercial real estate acquisition, disposition and finance transactions. Prior to practicing law, Brian received his undergraduate degree in business administration in information systems and worked in the intellectual property protection group of an international specialty retailer. Brian is also fluent in Korean.

Brian regularly advises clients regarding the following matters:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Entity formation, tax planning, corporate governance and corporate restructuring
  • Joint ventures
  • Private placement, including issuer formation and offering memoranda;
  • Venture capital and other start-up financing

Education & Credentials


The Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business

B.S.B.A., Information Systems and Risk Management & Insurance , 2006

The Ohio State University

J.D., 2013
  • Formatting Editor: I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society

Bar Admission

  • Ohio

Prominent Assignments

  • Represented a privately-held company in a $200 million+ private equity stock sale/recapitalization transaction
  • Represented a publicly-held company in an asset acquisition of a hydroponics technology company
  • Represented an ophthalmic practice group in a $100 million+ group sale/rollup to a private equity fund sponsored management service organization
  • Represented a private equity fund sponsored company in an asset acquisition of a real estate inventory management software company
  • Represented a national dental service organization in a private placement offering and related business structuring matters
  • Represented a dental service organization in an asset acquisition of a state-wide operation of another dental service organization
  • Represented a number of dental service organizations to coordinate initial formation, combination/rollup and structuring transactions, as well as dental practice acquisitions

Professional Involvement

  • Bar Association Participation:
    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
    • Member, Columbus Bar Association
  • Inns of Court
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