Shinae Kim-Helms

Ms. Shinae Kim-Helms joined BoiesBattin LLP in 2010 and is a partner representing consumers and businesses in complex litigation. Ms. Kim-Helms specializes in antitrust class actions against international cartels. She has played key roles in the successful prosecution of numerous nationwide antitrust class actions. Being passionate about environmental causes, she has dedicated her free time to provide free legal advice to Cheetah Conservation Fund, a non-profit organization dedicated to saving the cheetah in the wild. She is fluent in Korean and speaks conversational Japanese.

Representative Cases:
In re: Hard Disk Drive Suspension Assemblies Antitrust Litig., No. 19-md-02918-MMC (N.D. Cal.).
Represented end-user plaintiffs against hard disk drive suspension assembly manufacturers and worked closely with lead counsel on case discovery, management, prosecution and settlement strategies.

In re: Packaged Seafood Products Antitrust Litigation, No. 3:15-md-02670-JLS-MDD (S.D. Cal.).
Represented end-payer plaintiffs against major canned tuna fish manufacturers for conspiring to fix the prices of tuna sold in the United States.

In re: Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) Antitrust Litig., No. C-07-5944-SC (N.D. Cal.).
Represented end users against the international manufacturers of cathode ray tubes.

In re: TFT-LCD (Flat Panel) Antitrust Litig., No. M 07-1827 SI (N.D. Cal.).
Represented consumer class members and worked with lead counsel as part of the core discovery team, which resulted in a record-breaking $1.082 billion all-cash settlement.

Shinae Kim-Helms

Contact Information:

t: (703) 764-8700

Bar Admissions:


Court Admissions:

U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


Seoul National University, B.S.
Yonsei University, M.S.
Golden Gate University, School of Law, J.D.