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Leezie Kim Named One of 25 Dynamic Women in Business by Phoenix Business Journal

PHOENIX, ARIZ. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Leezie Kim, a partner in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been named one of the 25 Dynamic Women in Business by the Phoenix Business Journal for 2014. 

The 25 Dynamic Women in Business are recommended by members of the community and chosen by members of the Phoenix Business Journal news team for their leadership, professional accomplishments and personal achievements. All 25 women will be honored at the 13th Annual Dynamic Women in Business event on February 13 and featured in the February 14 edition of the Phoenix Business Journal. For information on the event, please click here.

Kim is a partner in the Corporate Services Group. Her practice focuses on helping clients navigate the laws of national security and international business transactions as well as health care and restaurant business transactions. She returned to the firm following four years of service as a White House appointee to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and as general counsel to Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano.

While serving as deputy general counsel for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in Washington, D.C., Kim became involved with aviation security, border entry matters and customs issues at airports, including the federal response to the 2009 Christmas day airline underwear explosive attempt and the implementation of the new airport security procedures thereafter. In 2012, Kim was appointed by Mayor Greg Stanton and the City Council to the Phoenix Aviation Advisory Board.

Kim earned her law degree from the University of Virginia and her undergraduate degree from Rice University.

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