Lillian Kim is a partner in the firm’s Technology and Life Sciences groups and a member of its Public M&A/Corporate Governance practice. Ms. Kim focuses her practice on public company mergers and acquisitions, including the representation of acquirors, targets, boards of directors and transaction committees. She also advises clients on corporate governance and securities law disclosure and compliance. She has represented clients across a broad range of industries, including healthcare, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, information technology, software, financial services, retail and consumer products, and real estate.





Ms. Kim’s notable representations include:


  • Slack Technologies in its $27.7 billion sale to Salesforce
  • Virtusa Corporation in its $2 billion sale to Baring Private Equity Asia
  • Monotype Imaging in its $825 million sale to HGGC
  • Imprivata in its $544 million sale to Thoma Bravo
  • Opower in its $532 million sale to Oracle
  • Planet Payment in its $257 million sale to Fintrax Group
  • Help/Systems in its $217 million take-private of GlobalSCAPE

Life Sciences

  • Trillium Therapeutics in its $2.2 billion sale to Pfizer
  • Chiasma in its sale to Amryt Pharma
  • Special Committee of NantKwest in NantKwest’s merger with ImmunityBio
  • PAREXEL International in its $5 billion sale to Pamplona Capital Management
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals in its $3.2 billion acquisition of Auspex Pharmaceuticals
  • AMAG Pharmaceuticals in its $500 million sale to Covis Pharma, an Apollo Global Management company
  • Ocata Therapeutics in its $380 million sale to Astellas Pharma
  • Dimension Therapeutics in its $151 million sale to Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical
  • Juniper Pharmaceuticals in its $139 million sale to Catalent
  • Neon Therapeutics in its $97 million sale to BioNTech


  • TIER REIT in its $7.8 billion merger with Cousins Properties
  • Amplify Snack Brands in its $1.6 billion sale to The Hershey Company
Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Kim practiced with Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP and Linklaters LLP.


Ms. Kim was recognized by Lawdragon as one of the 500 Leading Dealmakers in America, with particular emphasis on Technology/Life Sciences M&A and Corporate Governance.

While attending law school, Ms. Kim was a senior editor for the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law.

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J.D., 2010
University of Pennsylvania Law School
The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
B.A., 2004
Wellesley College



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