Timothy Kim is an associate in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the firm's Los Angeles office.

Areas of Practice

Timothy specializes in advising and defending employers in labor and employment law matters and issues. A significant portion of his practice is devoted to defending employers in complex class action litigation and representing employers in union-related matters. In addition, he enjoys developing unique solutions for his employer-clients to limit litigation exposure without undermining business interests.

Prior to his tenure at Sheppard Mullin, Timothy worked at the Solicitor's Office of the U.S. Department of Labor and the Labor Bureau of the New York Attorney General's Office. Therein, he developed experience in complex FLSA, OSHA and ERISA prosecutions.

Timothy graduated from Columbia Law School as a Harlan F. Stone Scholar, a Segal Education Award recipient and a finalist in the Honors Moot Court program, where he argued before Justice Samuel Alito of the U.S. Supreme Court.



J.D., Columbia Law School, 2016, Harlan F. Stone Scholar

B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2012, cum laude


  • Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Labor Bureau, New York Attorney General’s Office


  • California
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