Hyun Young (HY) Kim is a corporate associate and a member of the firm’s Investment Management Group whose practice focuses on advising sponsors of private investment funds.

Ms. Kim joined Debevoise in 2019. She received a J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2017, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and senior articles editor on the Columbia Journal of European Law. She received a Master of Philosophy from the University of Cambridge, King’s College in 2010 and received a B.A. from Columbia University in 2009. She is fluent in Korean.


  • Columbia Law School, 2017, J.D.
  • University of Cambridge, 2010, M.Phil.
  • Columbia University, 2009, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York