Before joining Restore in 2016, Elizabeth Kim worked in the ethics & compliance department of Edison International and as a litigation partner at Kirkland & Ellis. Representative clients at Kirkland & Ellis included Boeing Company, BP America, Inc., DIRECTV, LLC, EVA Airways, Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., and United Technologies Corp. Her pro bono efforts at the firm resulted in a writ of mandate being issued to a school district on behalf of underprivileged parents attempting to convert their failing elementary school into a charter school, as well as Combat-Related Special Compensation for an Iraq War veteran. Elizabeth also served on Kirkland & Ellis’s diversity committee, recruiting committee, and Women’s Leadership Initiative. She is a graduate of Yale College and NYU School of Law.
Elizabeth has always been active in her local church, serving in lay-ministry positions with San Gabriel Valley Family Promise and People Assisting the Homeless. Between law school and college, she was an intern with Campus Crusade for Christ at Yale.