William Kang

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Areas of Practice

William Kang provides General Counsel as well as Labor Counsel services to numerous public school districts in Westchester, Nassau, Suffolk and Rockland Counties, NY.  He regularly handles school litigation matters in state court, appeals to the Commissioner of Education, employee disciplinary proceedings pursuant to the Education Law and Civil Service Law, and discrimination and/or retaliation claims before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and State Division of Human Rights. Mr. Kang also represents school districts and other municipalities with regard to labor relations, from negotiation of labor contracts for all types of bargaining units to arbitrations and improper practice proceedings.

Mr. Kang joined the firm in 2007 following his graduation from law school.

Awards & Recognition

  • New York Metro Super Lawyers Rising Star (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
  • Westchester County Bar Association – New Lawyers Leadership Award (May 2015)

Admissions

  • State and Federal Courts of New York

Professional Associations

  • New York State Management Advocates for School Labor Affairs (Member, Board of Directors)
  • New York State Bar Association (Member, Labor and Employment Law Section)
  • Westchester County Bar Association

Professional Activities/Publications

Mr. Kang is a lecturer on issues related to education and labor and employment law for in-service training workshops for public school district clients, as well as organizations such as the New York State Management Advocates for School Labor Affairs and the New York State Association of Business Officials. Mr. Kang has also been a lecturer for the New York State Bar Association and Pace University School of Law.

Education

  • 2007, J.D., cum laude, Hofstra University School of Law (Articles Editor for Hofstra Labor and Employment Law Journal)
  • 1999, B.A., University of Pennsylvania
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