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Kang Haggerty is pleased to welcome our newest associates to the law firm.

Ryan T. Kirk represents clients in a wide range of matters that includes complex commercial litigation, contract disputes, commercial transactions, and class action lawsuits. With an undergraduate degree in economics from Drexel University, he provides a unique perspective in cases that contain quantitative, data-driven components. As a law student at Duke University, he developed a particular interest in environmental law matters, serving on the Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum. He is admitted to the practice of law in Pennsylvania.

Kelly A. Lavelle concentrates her practice in Business and Commercial Litigation and Class Action. She focuses on eDiscovery and information management. Kelly’s practice encompasses all phases of electronic discovery, from preservation and collection to review and production of large volumes of electronically stored information. Kelly earned her J.D. from Villanova University School of Law after graduating with a B.S. from the University of Scranton. Prior to joining Kang Haggerty, Kelly worked for a national transportation practice where she gained significant experience in commercial and contract litigation and eData management. She is admitted to the practice of law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Philadelphia, PA (December 1, 2020):  Kang Haggerty LLC, a business litigation boutique with offices in Philadelphia, PA and Marlton, NJ is pleased to announce that Susan Moon O has joined the firm as Senior Counsel.

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Susan Moon O

Susan has extensive experience litigating complex civil and commercial matters, representing individual and institutional clients from pre-litigation stage to judgment execution.  She has handled a variety of matters involving business torts, contract disputes, restrictive covenants and confidentiality agreements, employment discrimination, professional malpractice, and personal injury.  Susan has also represented clients in commercial loan workouts. She joins the firm after 11 years of practice at Fellheimer & Eichen LLP.

Philadelphia, PA (October 14, 2020):  Kang Haggerty LLC, a business litigation boutique with offices in Philadelphia, PA and Marlton, NJ is pleased to announce that Kyle Garabedian has joined the firm as an associate.

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Kyle Garabedian

Kyle represents clients in a wide range of complex and general civil litigation, including contract claims, business torts, professional malpractice and other commercial disputes. His practice includes prosecuting and defending claims for clients both large and small. He joins the firm after five years of practice at Fellheimer & Eichen LLP.

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Melissa Lagoumis

Melissa Lagoumis, a former Kang Haggerty Legal Assistant and currently a third year law student at Washington & Lee University School of Law, recently published an article in the American Bar Association’s Law Practice Today detailing her experiences as an extern in the Delaware Court of Chancery under Vice Chancellor Joseph R. Slights, III.

Since the firm’s inception in 2013, Kang Haggerty is proud to serve as a training ground and attorney pipeline to more than six staff members that are either in law school or preparing to attend a law school or PhD program.

Philadelphia, PA (December 5, 2018): Kang Haggerty LLC, a business litigation boutique with offices in Philadelphia, PA and Marlton, NJ is pleased to announce the additions of associate Beth A. Hurley and law clerk Mika Kapnoutzi.

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Beth Hurley, Left and Mika Kapnoutzi, Right

Beth Hurley concentrates her practice in Business Litigation, Class Action and Commercial Litigation. She earned her J.D. from the Fordham University School of Law in 2004 after graduating with a B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to joining Kang Haggerty, Beth gained extensive litigation experience, serving as an Assistant District Attorney in Bucks County, PA, and Brooklyn, NY. In addition, she worked as an investigative attorney for the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office, and prosecuted cases involving economic crimes, enterprise corruption, organized crime and environmental crimes. She is admitted to the practice of law in Pennsylvania and New York.

TKK-Head-Shot-2018-e1525812187807-300x300Philadelphia, PA (May 3, 2018): Kang Haggerty LLC, a business litigation boutique with offices in Philadelphia, PA and Cherry Hill, NJ, is pleased to announce that Tianna K. Kalogerakis has joined the firm as an associate.
Tianna received her J.D. from the Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, where she also earned a certificate in trial advocacy. She graduated with a B.S. from the University of Florida. Prior to joining Kang Haggerty, Tianna served as a judicial law clerk in both the Superior Court of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas (to the Honorable Lillian Harris Ransom).

A native of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Tianna concentrates her practice on commercial litigation and business disputes such as breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and business torts. She is admitted to the practice of law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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Edward T. Kang, EsquireIn the June 22, 2017 edition of The Legal Intelligencer, Kang Haggerty Managing Member Edward T. Kang writes on How to Effectively Work With Millennials as Employees and Clients.

How to Effectively Work With Millennials as Employees and Clients

By Edward T. Kang

Philadelphia, PA (December 6, 2016):  Kang Haggerty LLC, a business litigation boutique with offices in Philadelphia, PA and Cherry Hill, NJ is pleased to announce the addition of associates Jason Guss and David Scott.

Jason Guss concentrates his practice on a wide range of business transactional matters including entity formation, drafting internal documents, drafting business agreements, real estate transactions and tax issues.  He earned his J.D. from the Rutgers University School of Law – Camden in 2014 after graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University. Jason gained valuable experience working as a judicial extern at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and as a legal intern at Rutgers’ Civil Practice Clinic.  Prior to joining Kang Haggerty, Jason worked for a national public accounting firm where he focused on tax consulting, tax compliance, and due diligence for mergers and acquisitions. He is admitted to the practice of law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

David Scott focuses on business litigation matters that include partnership disputes, contact disputes, civil RICO, and breach of fiduciary duty.  He also devotes significant aspects of his practice to securities litigation, class action cases, and creditor’s rights.  He earned his J.D. from the Wake Forest University School of Law, where he was a member of the Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Pennsylvania State University. While in law school, David gained experience in the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office and as a law clerk for Senior Judge Michael F. X. Coll on the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas.  He is admitted to the practice of law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

In the September 2016 edition of the American Bar Association’s Law Practice Today (LPT), Kang Haggerty’s Edward T. Kang authors the Diversity & Inclusion column, Diversity and Its Impact on the Legal Profession.

LPT, a monthly online publication of the ABA’s Law Practice Division, is distributed to nearly 500,000 lawyers and law students across the globe each month. Current and past issues can be accessed at www.lawpracticetoday.com.

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