Todd Kim

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Todd Kim
1st Solicitor General of the District of Columbia
Assumed office
Preceded by Position Established
Personal details
Born Todd Sunhwae Kim
Alma mater Harvard University

Todd Kim is the first Solicitor General for the District of Columbia. He was appointed by Attorney General Robert J. Spagnoletti to be responsible for all of the District's appellate litigation before the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.[1] On February 14, 2014, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Mr. Kim to serve on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.[2]

Prior to becoming Solicitor General, Kim was an appellate attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, Environment and National Resources Division.

Mr. Kim graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1997, where he was an executive editor of the Harvard Law Review, and received his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, in biology from Harvard College in 1994. After law school, he served as a law clerk to Judith Rogers on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

On February 22, 2004, he also appeared as a first contestant on a short-run spin-off game show called Super Millionaire, where he won $500,000 after deciding to walk away on his $1,000,000 question.


  1. ^ DC's Attorney General Names Todd Kim as the District's First Solicitor General - Releases - Office of the Attorney General
  2. ^ President Obama Announces Intent to Nominate Todd Sunhwae Kim to Serve on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals