Monica M. Kim, Senior Counsel
Monica M. Kim
Senior Counsel
Tel: (415) 901-2270
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Professional Profile

Monica M. Kim practices in Gibney’s Immigration Practice Group. Ms. Kim’s practice focuses on counseling clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups on a full-range of business immigrant and nonimmigrant matters, and compliance issues. She has served clients in a wide range of industries including semiconductor, high-tech, biotechnology, automotive, advertising and finance. She assists employers with obtaining temporary employment authorization and U.S. permanent residence for foreign nationals, as well as advises clients of matters related to intracompany transferees, professionals and individuals of extraordinary ability.

Prior to joining Gibney, Ms. Kim practiced corporate immigration law at a full-service international law firm, and with an immigration law firm in San Francisco.

Ms. Kim earned her J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2003. After law school, she clerked for the Immigration Court in Oakdale, LA as part of the Attorney General’s Honor Program; and prior to attending law school Ms. Kim served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Morocco, North Africa. She earned her M.A. in political science from the University of Toronto, Canada, and her B.A., with distinction, in French, International Relations and Political Science from the¬†University of Wisconsin-Madison

Memberships and Affiliations

American Immigration Lawyers Association


J.D., Santa Clara University, 2003
M.A., University of Toronto, 1997
B.A., with distinction, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1996

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Conversant in French