Senior Manager – Forensic Investigation & Litigation Services @ BDO USA LLP
David Kim is a Senior Manager in BDO’s Forensic Investigation and Litigation Services group with a focus on intellectual property damages. Throughout his career, David has provided dispute resolution services for cases involving patent infringement, trademark infringement, trade secret misappropriation, false advertising, breach of contract, and breach of fiduciary duty, among others. He has also provided financial and economic consulting for attorneys and corporate clients.
David has assisted counsel in various states of litigation including developing case strategy, preparing interrogatories and document requests, analyzing financial issues, drafting expert reports, participating in the deposition of witnesses, and creating demonstrative exhibits for trial. He has conducted complex financial analyses involvinglost sales, lost profits, incremental profits, manufacturing and marketing capacity, fixed and variable costs, product line profitability, price erosion, reasonable royalties, unjust enrichment, commercial success, and prejudgment and post-verdict interest for both plaintiffs and defendants.
His case experience encompasses a broad array of industries including automotive, aviation, biotechnology, commercial retail, consumer products, energy, financial securities, healthcare, information technology, internet, medical products, military, network security, pharmaceuticals, semiconductors, sporting goods, supercomputers, and telecommunications, among others.
He has lectured on the topic of patent infringement damages at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law, presented to the Chicago Bar Association’s Federal Practice Committee, and participated in the National Institute for Trial Advocacy’s training for attorneys as an expert witness in a mock trial setting.
David graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, earning a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy. Prior to his arrival at BDO, David was employed with Davis & Hosfield Consulting LLC, a firm that specializes in financial consulting within the litigation and dispute resolution process.