Edward C. Kang LLC


Edward C. Kang is an experienced counselor in corporate and real estate law. He complements his legal representation with a practical commercial orientation developed through significant business experience.

Mr. Kang offers sophisticated counsel to a broad spectrum of clients including start-up through mature companies, financial institutions and investors. He provides expertise in matters throughout the life cycle such as mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, financings and investments, restructurings, joint ventures, distribution and licensing, employment issues, governance and general operations.

In his real estate practice, Mr. Kang draws upon significant experience in commercial matters including leasing, sales and acquisitions, financings, joint ventures and restructurings. His clients include private equity firms, family offices, developers and operators, multigenerational owners and tenants across various industries.

Mr. Kang previously practiced at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York, where he represented clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to private equity firms and financial institutions on a variety of merger, acquisition, joint venture, restructuring and financing transactions. While at Davis Polk, Mr. Kang was also a member of its Tax Department.

In addition, Mr. Kang was a Vice President of Lehman Brothers’ real estate private equity group and a member of Lehman’s investment banking group. He also served as a Vice President of Equity Office, a portfolio company of The Blackstone Group, where he was responsible for asset management of its 4.5 million square foot portfolio in New York City. Mr. Kang was also a Managing Director at Studley (now Savills), the leading global commercial real estate services firm.

Mr. Kang has presented seminars at the New York City Bar Association and The Real Estate Board of New York. He was a longtime Trustee of The School for Strings.

Mr. Kang is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Harvard College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.