B.A., Yale University, J.D., Harvard University
Edward Kang clerked for the Honorable Damon J. Keith on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit from 2001 to 2002. Upon completion of his clerkship, he worked as an associate for two years with the law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York, where his focus was on securities fraud and commercial litigation.
In January 2005, Professor Kang became an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Connecticut, where he prosecuted narcotics, firearms, and white collar crime cases. He has tried eight federal jury trials to verdict and has argued nine cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
In January 2008, Professor Kang was appointed as a Special Attorney for the Department of Justice investigation into the Central Intelligence Agency’s destruction of videotapes of interrogations of certain terrorist detainees. In November 2009, he joined the Department of Justice’s Public Integrity Section, where he focuses on public corruption cases.