Young Ran (Christine) Kim is a Professor of Law. She previously was an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law where she taught Federal Income Tax, Taxation of Business Entities and an International Tax Seminar.
Kim’s research centers on international tax, business tax and taxation in the digital economy. Her paper with Darien Shanske, "Taxing Digital Platforms," is forthcoming in the Notre Dame Law Review in 2023. Her work has been published in the UCLA Law Review, UC Irvine Law Review, Alabama Law Review, UC Davis Law Review, Harvard International Law Journal and Virginia Tax Review, among others. Her paper “Blockchain Initiatives for Tax Administration” is forthcoming in the UCLA Law Review.
Kim is actively involved in the Teaching Tax Committee and the American Bar Association Tax Section and has been on the Steering Committee for the Junior Tax Scholars’ Workshop. She has been a Guest Blogger for TaxProf Blog’s Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review and Roundup, and has been quoted numerous times in Law360 and Bloomberg Law.
She received an LL.B. summa cum laude from Seoul National University in Seoul, South Korea. She has a J.S.D. in tax law from NYU School of Law, and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School, where she was awarded the Landon H. Gammon Fellowship for academic excellence. Kim is a member of the Korean Bar and the New York Bar and has worked at Yulchon, Caplin & Drysdale and Sullivan & Cromwell. She also worked in Seoul as a law clerk at Seoul Central District Court and as Deputy Prosecutor at Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office.