Hwajeong Kim is a Washington, D.C., attorney, and a member of the Holland & Knight's International Trade Group. Ms. Kim focuses her practice on corporate trade regulation, assisting clients on numerous regulatory matters, including foreign direct investment, export controls, sanctions, customs matters, and antidumping and countervailing duties. She advises clients on corporate and transactional matters, primarily in the maritime and transportation sectors.

Prior to law school, Ms. Kim worked as a legislative aide at the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea. She also provided research for overseas missions of the Republic of Korea, where she studied various political and economic policy matters as well as engaging in a number of projects to help promote bilateral economic relations.

While in law school, Ms. Kim provided pro bono assistance at the District of Columbia's Family Court Self-Help Center, helping indigent pro se litigants file petitions, motions and other court documents seeking child custody, child support and legal separation.

Not yet admitted to District of Columbia Bar; admitted to New York Bar only and practicing under supervision of lawyers licensed to practice in District of Columbia.


  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • The London School of Economics and Political Science, MSc, Theory and History of International Relations, with merit
  • National Institute for Lifelong Education, B.A., English Literature
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • New York
  • The George Washington International Law Review
Spoken Languages
  • English
  • Korean