Photograph of Joe (In-sung) Kim


  • New York University, B.A. (2013) with honors
  • Boston University School of Law, J.D./LL.M. Taxation (2017)


  • Admitted in New York Only
  • Practicing under the Supervision of D.C. Bar Members


  • Korean (Fluent)
  • Japanese (Fluent)

Joe (In-sung) Kim

 Associate Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.688.3525
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Joe (In-sung) Kim is an associate in the Tax Group and resident in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.

Joe practices in the areas of tax transactions and planning. He advises clients on corporate, partnership, international, state & local, and executive compensation transactions, as well as reviewing and drafting related documents. Joe also contributes a significant amount of his time on advice with respect to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and tax due diligence of M&A transactions. In addition, he counsels on UBIT issues and energy tax credits. Joe has significant experience in US tax implications for various types of inbound/outbound investors and investments, tax treaty analysis and CFC/PFIC rules.

Joe maintains an active pro bono practice. Joe’s experience as an interpreter Staff Sergeant between the U.S. 7th Air Force and the Republic of Korea Air Force Operations Command instilled a desire to assist veterans seeking legal assistance to obtain disability benefits. In addition, he helps section 501(c) tax-exempt organizations in connection with a number of issues.

Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Joe was in PwC's New York International Tax Financial Services group, where he focused on cross-border transaction structuring of private equity, hedge, sovereign wealth, and pension funds.

Joe received his Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Urban Design (with Honors) from New York University, and obtained a dual-degree J.D./LL.M. in Taxation within three years from Boston University School of Law. He is fluent in Korean and Japanese.


Admitted to practice: New York

Joe is admitted in New York only, practicing under the supervision of D.C. Bar members.