ELENA HYONWOO KANG focuses her practice on the representation of sponsors, borrowers, investment funds, and financial institutions in a variety of financing transactions.
Prior to joining Sidley, Elena worked as a legal intern where she assisted attorneys in private equity, corporate real estate, and venture capital projects.
While attending Boston College Law School, Elena was the student director of BC Law LAHANAS, and a student attorney in the Community Enterprise Clinic, representing small businesses and nonprofit organizations. Prior to law school, she was a corporate paralegal at another global law firm focusing on private equity and fund formation.
Elena is fluent in Korean