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Steve Kang Associate, Corporate Department
Seoul T 82-2-6321-3806 F 82-2-6321-3906
Steve Kang is an associate in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm's Seoul office. Mr. Kang’s practice focuses on cross-border corporate and capital markets.

Recent Representations

  • Credit Suisse in US$114 million GDR offering by Youngone Corporation.
  • Samsung Securities in US$100 million floating rate note offering by Hanwha SolarOne.
  • Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, BofA Merrill Lynch, HSBC, Nomura and UBS in US$303 million exchange bond offering by Lotte Shopping.
  • Samsung Electronics in its US$310 million acquisition of UK-listed CSR Plc's mobile connectivity and location technology as well as certain relevant patents and a license to patents and intellectual property for Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPS. 
  • Samsung Electronics in the US$1.4 billion sale of its hard disk drive (HDD) business to Seagate Technology, a NASDAQ-listed manufacturer of HDD and storage solutions, and extending and enhancing the existing patent cross-license agreement between the companies.
  • Goldman Sachs and Nomura as joint bookrunners in the US$900 million dual-currency convertible bond offering by Lotte Shopping, one of the biggest retailers in Korea and a market leader in both department stores and discount stores, and listed on the Singapore Exchange.

Accolades and Recognitions

  • William F. Vilas Fellow 1995-1998
  • J.W. Fullbright Fellow 1993-1995

Speaking Engagements and Publications

  • Pacific Telecommunications Review 4th Quarter 2000 (Winner of Pacific Telecommunications Council Essay Prize for 2000)

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Mr. Kang is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. Mr. Kang's native language is Korean.
  • From 1999 to 2002, Mr. Kang lectured in courses on telecommunication regulations and network communications at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.


  • Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, L.P.C., 2005
  • University of Oxford, Jurisprudence, B.A. (with honors)
  • University of Wisconsin Madison, Ph.D. 1998
  • University of Wisconsin, M.A., 1995