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School of Law to Host Attorney Ginny Kim

Published: September 25, 2023 | Categories: All News, Law
Attorney Ginny Kim

Western New England University (WNE) School of Law will host Attorney Ginny Kim on Monday, October 2 as part of the School's Color of Law Roundtable Discussion Series. Attorney Kim will share her career path as the chief compliance and diversity officer in the Office of the Treasurer for the State of Connecticut from 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. via Zoom. Register at

Attorney Kim is the assistant general counsel, chief compliance, and diversity officer in the Office of the Treasurer for the State of Connecticut. She joined state service in January 2022, after more than twenty-five years of both in-house and law firm practice. She provides advice and counsel to the treasurer and his staff on matters impacting the Office of the Treasurer, negotiates contracts with external parties relating to contracts and disputes, and conducts internal investigations. She is also responsible for the agency's compliance programs and for employee training and development activities focused on collaboration, diversity, and inclusivity.

Prior to joining the treasurer's office, Attorney Kim was vice president and managing counsel at RTX (formerly known as United Technologies Corporation). Attorney Kim served as chief legal advisor and oversaw legal, transactional, dispute, governance, and compliance matters for several of RTX's business units. Attorney Kim also practiced law at the law firms of Dewey Ballantine LLP and LeBoef, Lamb, Green and Macrae LLP, where she completed numerous corporate finance, acquisition, and divestiture deals.

Attorney Kim currently serves on several nonprofit boards, including the Lawyer's Collaborative for Diversity, the Center for Children's Advocacy, The Connecticut Forum, and the Connecticut Asian Pacific American Bar Association. She is a James W. Cooper Life Fellow of the CT Bar Foundation and a member of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association.

For more information about this event contact Dr. Bridgette Baldwin at