Patrick Kim


Adjunct Assistant Professor - Center for Security Studies


School of Foreign Service (SFS)
General profile


Patrick Kim is an assistant general counsel at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Office of General Counsel, where he advises intelligence officers and senior leaders at all levels of the agency on a wide range of national security law issues. Before joining the intelligence community, he served as a federal, state and local prosecutor at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia, and in Maryland. Prior to his government service, Mr. Kim was a litigation associate at Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C., and served as a law clerk to the Hon. Jed S. Rakoff, U.S. District Judge, Southern District of New York.


  • J.D. (1996) University of Michigan Law School,
  • A.B. (1993) Harvard University, Philosophy