Michael Kim


Michael Kim concentrates his practice on cash flow and asset-based lending, acquisition financing and mezzanine financing, representing institutional lenders and finance companies. He also has extensive experience in asset securitizations, equipment leasing and financing, vessel and railcar financing, and corporate trust matters. He has represented originators of financial assets, investment banks, trustees, and investors in the securitization of auto loans, equipment leases, healthcare receivables, and maritime containers.

During law school, Michael was an associate editor of the Fordham Law Review.


  • A group of multi-strategy investment funds, as “first out” lenders, in a $285 million unitranche DIP financing facility in the RadioShack Chapter 11 case and related litigation.
  • An agent and lender group, in $360 million vessel construction and acquisition financing.
  • An agent and lender group, in a $105 million revolving and term loan A and B credit facilities.
  • An agent and lender group, in a $102 million revolving, term loan and subordinated loan facilities.
  • A U.S. equipment lease financing company, in a $120 million term securitization of lease receivables.
  • A lender syndicate group, in a $400 million container vessel term securitization, secured by mortgages, pledges of stock and assignments of charter accounts receivables.
  • A collateral agent and corporate trustee, in an amendment of a $1.5 billion credit facility.
  • A German seller of wind turbine receivables, in a $700 million financing provided by multiple purchasers.
  • A hedge fund investor, in liquidation of collateral in various collateralized debt obligation ("CDO") transactions.
  • A healthcare financing company, in a $100 million warehouse facility.

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  • New York State Bar Association
Professional Activities

Michael currently serves as a member of the advisory board to Fordham Law School’s Center on Race, Law and Justice. He provides pro bono representation to Brooklyn-based Empowering Youth Towards Excellence, which administers youth services in underserved communities.



  • New York


  • University of Chicago, BA
  • Fordham University School of Law, JD
  • New School University, MFA