Dooyong Kang


Toranomon Hills Mori Tower 28F
1-23-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku


Dooyong Kang is a partner in the firm’s Tokyo office. Mr. Kang is a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Japan. His practice focuses on the wide range of cross-border transactions, in particular M&A, joint venture and strategic alliance, financing, licensing, and supply and distribution arrangements. Having practiced in both U.S. and Japan as a U.S. licensed attorney, Dooyong represents major Japanese and non-Japanese corporations in various industries, including textile, fashion and accessary, lifestyle, food distribution, e-commerce, auto-parts and construction equipment. In particular, he has represented a major Japanese trading company in cross-border acquisitions, joint venture and strategic alliance, license and distributorship arrangements, e-commerce and dispute matters concerning famous fashion, accessory and franchise brands or business in various territories around the world. In addition, Dooyong has significant experience in representing major manufacturers of auto parts and construction equipment in connection with cross-border joint venture and strategic alliance, technology license and global OEM supply arrangement as well as joint research and development arrangement, covering various territories around the world, including the U.S., Asia and Europe. As a member of the firm’s Tokyo office, he is actively involved in various inbound and outbound matters concerning Japan, South Korea and the U.S. He is a native Korean speaker and is fluent in both Japanese and English.


  • B.A., Columbia University
  • M.I.A., Columbia University
  • M.P.A., Columbia University
  • J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law (2003)


Bar of District of Columbia, Bar of Illinois, Bar of New Jersey, Bar of New York, Japan (Dai-ni Tokyo Bar Association (Gaikokuho-Jimu-Bengoshi - registered foreign lawyer))
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