Kim Korando

Kim Korando is recognized as one of North Carolina's leading employment lawyers by Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers, Law and Politics North Carolina Super Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America(R) and Business North Carolina Legal Elite.


Kim leads Smith Anderson's Employment, Labor and Human Resources practice group and serves as general outside employment, labor and human resources counsel to public and private companies in a wide variety of industries including utilities, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, hospitals and healthcare, automotive, semiconductor, paper/cellulose and furniture manufacturers, insurance, banking, retail, hospitality, and food and beverage distribution, as well as municipalities and law firms.



Kim is a frequently sought after speaker, trainer and writer on employment and human resources issues in the business and legal community. She regularly collaborates with companies developing in-house training programs, and has trained more than 20,000 supervisors, managers and Human Resources professionals in legally compliant employment practices.


Smith Anderson

Smith Anderson is the largest business and litigation law firm headquartered in the Research Triangle area and one of the largest in North Carolina. It is the largest Raleigh-based law firm and one of only four North Carolina firms to make the National Law Journal’s 2013 “NLJ 350” list, which identifies the largest law firms in the United States by number of lawyers.

Smith Anderson’s practice groups and lawyers regularly are recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America®, Super Lawyers, Business North Carolina “Legal Elite”, and Benchmark Litigation. The firm’s clients include a wide range of regional, national and multi-national corporations, emerging businesses and regulated industries. It handles employment matters nationwide for many global and publicly-traded companies based in North Carolina and has frequently served as the lead employment counsel on some of their most complex, high-level transactions.

Learn more about the firm and its Employment, Labor and Human Resources practice group at

Smith Anderson, Wells Fargo Capitol Center, 150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 2300, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601

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