Jinsoo H. Kim
  1. Partner

Ms. Kim is a partner in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, practicing in the Finance Group. She represents lenders and borrowers in secured and unsecured financings on a wide range of domestic and international corporate finance transactions. She concentrates in secured acquisition and other leveraged financings, workouts and debt restructurings.

Work Highlights

Lender Representations
  • $4.4 billion financing for Fidelity National Information Services’ acquisition of Metavante Corporation
  • $1.225 billion leveraged financing for Huntington Ingalls Industries’ spinoff from Northrop Grumman
  • $1.6 billion senior secured credit facilities for Black Knight InfoServ, LLC.
  • $1.2 billion leveraged financing for Lender Processing Services
  • $820 million financing for Bain Capital’s acquisition of Gymboree Corporation
  • $750 million financing for National Amusements’ out-of-court restructuring
  • $680 million financing for Spectrum Brands’ acquisition of Russell Hobbs
  • $670 million senior secured credit financing provided for the leveraged buyout of TGI Fridays Inc. by Sentinel Capital Partners LLC
Borrower Representations
  • $2.5 billion senior secured exit financing for Delta Air Lines
  • $11 billion senior secured financing for Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold’s acquisition of Phelps Dodge


Ms. Kim has been recognized for her work in the legal industry:

  • IFLR1000 – Banking (US)

Professional History

  • Partner, 2007-present
  • Associate, 1995-2007

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York


  • B.A., Stanford University, 1983
    • with distinction
  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 1995
    • cum laude


  • Korean