Zena Kim is an in-house attorney
for Rights Management, Legal & Business Affairs, at A+E Networks—formerly
known as A&E Television Networks. As part of her entertainment
practice, she in charge of overseeing the management of asset lifecycle for all
types of programming, as well as the legal deliverables process for
work-for-hire programing. She also advises various internal business
units on A+E’s complex exploitation and distribution rights for programs
created and acquired by 10 channels (e.g., History, Lifetime, A&E).
In particular, she has been integral in lining up A+E Networks for TV
Everywhere and Over-the-Top initiatives in the changing television landscape.
Prior to joining A+E, Ms. Kim
dedicated her time to developing and spearheading the Foreclosure Prevention
Project at the MinKwon Center for Community Action. She worked closely
with the Korean American community by representing homeowners in active
foreclosure proceedings and advising them on foreclosure prevention measures
through counseling and workshops.
Ms. Kim received her undergraduate
degree in psychology at University of Washington (UW) and went on to earn her
J.D. at UW School of Law—William H. Gates Hall—located in Seattle, Washington.