Won J. Kim

Board member

Won is a lawyer practicing class actions as a principal of Kim Orr Barristers in Toronto.   He is nationally recognized as one of Canada’s leading litigators and for more than a decade has been listed one of the top 500 lawyers in Canada by LEXPERT/American Lawyer Magazine.   Since 1994, Won has served as the Editor in Chief of Canadian Cases on the Law of Insurance published by Carswell/WestLaw.  In 2012, he launched Kim Orr Class Action Monitor with Thomson/WestLaw.  The Monitor is published bi-weekly and surveys developments in Canadian class action practice.  Won has served as a Trustee and Chair of the Board of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and is a co-founder of the Korean Canadian Lawyers Association.  Won has also served as a Member of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.  Won lives in Toronto and splits his time outdoors in Muskoka and Caledon on weekends.


Last updated: April 21, 2016