DEREK KANG is a member of the M&A and Emerging Companies and Venture Capital practices, advising technology companies on general formation, corporate governance, and private financings and investments. He also has experience working with private equity firms and their portfolio companies in public and private company mergers and acquisitions.
Derek earned his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, where he served as a staff editor for the Michigan Journal of International Law. He received his B.A. in Government and Legal Studies and Asian Studies from Bowdoin College.
Prior to joining Sidley, Derek served as a law clerk for the University of Michigan Office of the Vice President and General Counsel. He also participated in Sidley’s summer associate program in 2020.