Steve KIM

Secretary General- Korea Commercial Arbitration Board International


Steve is the Secretary General of KCAB INTERNATIONAL. As Secretary General, Steve is responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of KCAB INTERNATIONAL as well as global development KCAB INTERNATIONAL brand and business development. Before joining KCAB INTERNATIONAL, Steve was the head of legal business for CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang, one of the largest law firms in the world, where he was in charge of business development and client management for Korea. Steve also served as a country manager for CPA Global, an intellectual property management company. Steve’s career also included serving as senior in-house counsel for Samsung where he oversaw multi-billion USD antitrust investigation, disputes and technology licensing deals. Finally, Steve was the Director of AAA/ICDR (New York), where he was in charge of the international arbitration team from 1998-2005. Steve earned his BA in psychology at University of California San Diego and JD from St. John’s University School of Law (New York). Steve is fluent in Korean and English.