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The Man Who Would Be Bharara - Deputy U.S. Attorney Joon Kim
Deputy U.S. Attorney Joon Kim has replaced Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York who was fired Saturday by Donald Trump for refusing to submit his resignation. On Friday afternoon, Trump requested the resignation of all (46) federal prosecutors who had been appointed by President Obama.
Mr. Kim will fill in for Mr. Bharara until Trump appoints a successor to the post.
WHO IS JOON KIM? Joon Kim has been the Deputy U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York since July 2015. Here’s how he got to that position:
- Mr. Kim joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York in 2000 and remained there until 2006.
- While serving as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, he investigated and prosecuted a wide range of federal crimes, including racketeering, murder, money laundering, securities fraud, firearms and narcotics offenses, tax evasion, and terrorism.
- Mr. Kim left public service in 2006 to join Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton as a partner in the litigation and enforcement group. He remained at Cleary Gottlieb until 2013. During that time, he focused on white-collar criminal defense and regulatory enforcement, as well as commercial civil litigation and international arbitration.
- In April 2013, Mr. Kim returned to the Southern District to serve as Chief Counsel to the U.S. Attorney.
- In July 2014, Mr. Kim was named Chief of the Criminal Division, a position he retained until he was promoted to Deputy U.S. Attorney in July 2015.
- Mr. Kim graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford in 1993 and got his law degree from Harvard Law in 1996. After law school, he clerked for the Honorable Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum of the Southern District of New York.
- Mr. Kim was born in Los Angeles, but spent time as a child in Jordan where his father, a diplomat, was posted.