Edward T. Kang

Edward T. Kang

Partner, Alston & Bird LLP

Edward (Ted) Kang’s practice focuses on white collar defense and compliance in the areas of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), False Claims Act (FCA), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions, anti-money laundering, antitrust, and the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA). 

Ted represents companies and individuals under investigation by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and other federal and state enforcement agencies. He also counsels and conducts internal investigations for clients in a wide range of industries. Ted is an accomplished courtroom lawyer and has tried a dozen cases to verdict and argued nine cases on appeal to federal circuit courts. 

Ted served for eight years as a federal prosecutor in the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division and at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut, where he prosecuted some of the department’s most high-profile fraud and public corruption cases. He is a recipient of the 2012 Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service and was named a 2014 D.C. “Rising Star” by The National Law Journal

Ted is frequently called upon to provide expert analysis on white collar matters. He has provided legal commentary for The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal and was a television analyst for WUSA9-DC.