Hon. Sallie Kim is a magistrate judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California's San Francisco Division. Prior to her appointment to the federal bench, Hon. Kim was a litigation partner at the law firm GCA Law Partners, LLP, with a practice covering a broad spectrum of complex and commercial matters, including general commercial litigation, employment litigation, intellectual property litigation, securities litigation, and real estate litigation, in both state and federal courts and in arbitration and mediation. She represented individuals and private and public companies. Sallie graduated from Princeton University, and earned her law degree at Stanford Law School.