Raymond Kim, an Associate with Bridgewater-based law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has joined the New Jersey Supreme Court Special Civil Part Practice Committee. The Court’s regulatory and advisory committees are established and serve pursuant to the relevant enabling Rules of Court. The committee issues reports and provides the Supreme Court with rule, non-rule, and statutory recommendations pertaining to the special civil part.
A resident of Marlboro, Kim focuses his practice on consumer financial services and real estate-related litigation. He represents financial institutions in connection with commercial business litigation, compliance, and regulatory matters. Kim has defended national title insurance underwriters in matters involving complex quiet title disputes, title irregularities, and title defects. Additionally, he counsels clients in pre-suit activities, such as workouts, internal investigations, and development of internal company procedures; and provides advice about avoidance of litigation risk.
Kim also defends lenders and servicers in cases involving claims and defenses under the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), and New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act (NJCFA), and interprets and analyzes mortgage agreements and promissory notes to determine lender rights.
Prior to entering private practice, Kim served as a dual law clerk for both the Honorable Walter Koprowski, Jr., Presiding Judge General Equity Division of the Superior Court in Essex County and New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts – Office of Foreclosure.
Kim earned his B.A. from the State University of New York at Binghamton and his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law, where he was a Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Law Fellow and Horace Wu and Kate King Wu Fellow in Immigration Law. Additionally, he served as a U.S. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee extern. Prior to attending law school, Kim worked in molecular biology and genetic research at a preeminent international research institution.