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Copy-of-NAPABA-Convention-2022-Speaker-Social-Graphic-FB-Twitter-LI-1024x576Kang Haggerty attorneys Edward T. Kang, Kandis L. Kovalsky, and Susan Moon O are attending the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) 2022 Convention in Las Vegas from November 3 through November 6, 2022.

On Friday, Edward and Kandis are joined by Erika Hiramatsu, Steve Koh, Kolin Tang, and Grace Park to present “How to Whet Uncle Sam’s Whistle: A Guide to Litigating Cases under the False Claims Act.” This program will cover issues that commonly arise in litigating cases brought under the False Claims Act where the government declines to intervene, with a particular focus on healthcare cases. The panelists will offer discussion from the points of view of counsel for Relators, Government, and Defendants. This CLE will also include an explanation of the key provisions of the FCA, recent key cases involving the healthcare industry, and recent policy developments and enforcement trends under the Biden Administration.

The NAPABA Convention is the largest annual gathering of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) attorneys, judges, law professors, and law students—bringing meaningful insights, networking opportunities, and perspective to the legal community.

Members Edward T. Kang and Kandis L. Kovalsky, along with Associate Ross Wolfe attended the Taxpayers Against Fraud 22nd Annual Conference in Washington DC from October 26 through October 28, 2022.

Taxpayers Against Fraud (TAF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to both defending and empowering those who expose fraud in both the government and the financial markets. TAF focusing on not only empowering and defending whistleblowers, but also educating the attorneys that help represent these Whistleblowers.

 

Kang Haggerty attorneys Edward Kang, Kandis Kovalsky and Jackie Fetbroyt will be attending the National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) conference starting this weekend in San Antonio, Texas. It is NAMWOLF’s first in-person meeting since 2020, and more than 250 attorneys are registered to attend the Driving Diversity Leadership Conference. If you will be there, please be sure to say hello and consider attending one of the continuing legal education programs that we are participating in.

Edward will serve on a panel presented by the Trials PAC, How to Navigate Multi-Party Litigation – the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. On behalf of the Transactional PAC, Jackie will once again present her popular real estate CLE, From Brick and Mortar to Change or Mortem: The Transformation and Redevelopment of Malls’ Dead Space.

Edward Kang serves as a panelist at the 2022 NAMWOLF Driving Diversity Leadership Conference along with Arnold Barba of LimNexus LLP, Suann Ingle of Suann Ingle Associates, Zahira Diaz-Vasquez of AT&T Services, Eric Nordstrom of Casualty Claims, and Jane Appleby of Advocate Auroro Health.

Join the Trials Practice Area Committee for a thought-provoking panel discussion addressing issues that commonly arise during all phases of multi-party trial preparation. During this CLE, we will discuss the ethical obligations and best practices for multi-party litigation including: ethical issues implicated when representing multiple clients; pros and cons of filing a cross claim versus entering into a joint defense agreement; pre-suit litigation holds; time-saving discovery practices; and how to communicate to your audience – a jury – during trial. This CLE will help attorneys—whether in-house or outside counsel—who deal with multi-party matters create an outline to streamline and focus their strategy for these cases.

Kang Haggerty members Edward T. Kang and Kandis Kovalsky, along with Senior Counsel Susan Moon O are attending the 2021 National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (“NAPABA”) Convention in Washington, D.C. from December 9th through December 12th.

If you are attending the NAPABA Convention, come say hello to Edward, Kandis, and Susan.

Kang Haggerty is a proud sponsor of the 2021 NAPABA Convention. NAPABA is the nation’s largest Asian Pacific American membership organization. Its vision is to achieve optimal representation and influence of Asian American and Pacific Islander attorneys in every facet and level of the legal profession and beyond.

The CLE webinar will provide corporate counsel with guidance on piercing the corporate veil under the single business enterprise theory. The panel will address the increased potential liability for related businesses and the expanded circumstances under which the court may disregard the corporate form. The panel will discuss the implications of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision in Mortimer v. McCool.

Panelists are Kang Haggerty managing member Edward T. Kang, Oscar A. Gomez, and Anneke Cronje.

Piercing the Corporate Veil: Single Business Enterprise Theory After the Mortimer Decision is presented by Strafford Publications. The webinar will take place on Thursday, November 18th from 1:00 – 2:30 PM EST.

Please join Kang Haggerty Managing Member Edward T. Kang (panelist) and Member Kandis L. Kovalsky (moderator) for an upcoming CLE, The Complex Commercial Case in Arbitration, during the  Bucks County Bar Association’s Fourth Annual Business Law Institute on May 12, 2021 from 9:45-10:45 AM ET.

Edward and Kandis will be joined by fellow panelist Barbara Lyons, Founder of the Bucks County Mediation and Arbitration Center.

 

This CLE webinar will provide corporate counsel with guidance for drafting director and officer (D&O) indemnification provisions in bylaws, LLC operating agreements, limited partnership agreements, and other governance documents as well as contractual indemnification agreements. The panel will also discuss how indemnification provisions interact with a company’s D&O insurance policies. Panelists include Kang Haggerty managing member Edward T. Kang and Kang Haggerty member Kandis L. Kovalsky, with Brian H. Mukherjee, Counsel, Goodwin Procter.

D&O Indemnification Provisions in Corporate Governance Documents: Implementing 2020 DOJ Guidance is presented by Strafford Publications. The webinar will take place Tuesday, November 17th from 1-2:30 pm EST.

 

Illustration of computer monitor with six people video chattingPlease join Kang Haggerty Managing Member Edward T. Kang (panelist) and Member Kandis L. Kovalsky (moderator) for an upcoming CLE, Next-Level ADR — The Future is Now for Arbitration in Complex Cases, during the NAMWOLF Virtual Annual Meeting, on September 16, 2020 from 4:00-5:00 PM ET.

The notable reasons for taking the arbitration route as opposed to heading to the Courthouse have only been exacerbated in recent months. We’ve seen what technology can (and can’t) do, what happens when the courthouse calendar gets further backlogged, and resources are slim. Where is arbitration heading in the legal profession?

Edward and Kandis will be joined by fellow panelists Nelson C. Bellido, Managing Partner of ROIG Lawyers in Miami, Florida; Marcus Wester, Senior Litigation Counsel, Harley-Davidson Motor Company; and Ingeuneal C. Gray, VP, Commercial Division, American Arbitration Association.

Flyer advertising CLE with panelists, date and timeKang Haggerty Managing Member Edward T. Kang and Member Kandis L. Kovalsky are both presenters in an upcoming CLE on the advantages and disadvantages of using arbitration as a resolution mechanism for complex commercial cases. Kandis also serves as Course Planner.

This 3-hour CLE will review the history of arbitration and the United State’s growing trend favoring arbitration. The panel, comprised of experienced practitioners and arbitrators, will discuss the preliminary conference, discovery, awards as well as considerations for increasing the efficiency in arbitration. Continue reading ›

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