Kim A. Walker serves as the firm’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer and Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Kim previously served as the firm’s Director of Diversity, a position she held for fifteen years. She is also counsel in the Intellectual Property Department.
Kim is a member of The New York City Bar Association (City Bar) and the New York State Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section and Committee on Diversity and Inclusion. Kim previously served as a member of the City Bar’s Committee to Enhance Diversity in the Profession. She also represents Willkie as one of the founding members of the Association of Law Firm Diversity Professionals.
Kim has served as a featured speaker at seminars and panels pertaining to diversity and inclusion conducted by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA), the American Bar Association, and the City Bar, as well as several national law schools. Kim was named to the Crain’s New York Business 2019 “Notable Women in Law” List, and was recently named on the shortlist for “Outstanding Contribution to Furthering the Advancement of Diversity in the Legal Profession” at the upcoming Chambers Diversity and Inclusion Awards: USA 2020.