Nancy S. Kim - California Western
Nancy S. Kim
Professor of Law
Visiting Professor, Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego


Nancy S. Kim

nkim@cwsl.edu
619-525-1693
225 Cedar Street
San Diego, CA 92101

Publications

Education

LL.M. University of California, Los Angeles [public international law]
J.D. University of California, Berkeley
A.B. University of California, Berkeley [high honors and distinction, Phi Beta Kappa]


Courses Taught
Contracts I & II, Licensing, Sales, Topics in Corporate Governance: Current Issues in Business Law (at Rady School of Management, UCSD) [Course Descriptions]


Biography

Professor Kim joined the faculty in fall 2004. She has also taught as a visiting faculty member at The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego and Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand.

Prior to joining the faculty at California Western, Professor Kim was Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs of a multinational software and services company. She has worked in business and legal capacities for several Bay Area technology companies and was an associate in the corporate law departments at Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe in San Francisco and Gunderson, Dettmer in Menlo Park.

While in law school, Professor Kim was Associate Editor of the California Law Review and Associate Editor of the Berkeley Women’s Law Journal. After graduating from law school, she was a Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellow at Georgetown University Law Center and a Ford Foundation Fellow at UCLA School of Law. Professor Kim is a member of the State Bar of California and a past recipient of the Wiley W. Manuel Award for pro bono services for her work with the Asian Pacific American Legal Center.

Professor Kim currently serves as Chair of the section on Contracts and as a member of the executive committee of the section on Commercial and Related Consumer Law of the American Association of Law Schools. She is a contributing editor to the Contracts Law Prof Blog, the official blog for the AALS Section on Contracts. Her scholarly interests focus on culture and the law, contracts, women and the law, and technology. Some of her publications can be found here. Nancy Kim is the author of WRAP CONTRACTS: FOUNDATIONS AND RAMIFICATIONS (Oxford University Press, 2013) which examines how contracts control consumer behavior, especially online, and what this means for society. Professor Kim is an elected member of the American Law Institute.

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Selected Publications

Books

Book Chapters

Articles

Short Essays, Op-eds, and Other Publications.


Selected Presentations