Gene Y. KangAssociate
Gene represents pharmaceutical and other corporate clients in complex commercial litigations and intellectual property matters such as restrictive covenants, unfair competition, trade secrets, copyright, trademark, and patent cases.
An Associate in Rivkin Radler’s Commercial Litigation, Insurance Fraud and Intellectual Property Practice Groups, Gene also prosecutes and defends complex civil lawsuits under the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act, including affirmative actions to recover insurer claim payments to physicians, medical clinics, attorneys, public adjusters, and others involved in complex, large scale insurance fraud schemes.
Prior to joining Rivkin Radler, Gene served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office where he acted as lead counsel in numerous jury trials. As a Senior Trial Attorney in the Vehicular Crimes Bureau, Gene successfully prosecuted many high-profile felonies, including murder, manslaughter, vehicular homicides, narcotics distribution, felony DWI and a range of other criminal offenses from investigations, grand jury, pleas, trials to sentencing. He also served as a frequent lecturer for the District Attorney’s “Choices and Consequences Program,” a program where Gene spoke before high school students and parents at numerous high schools throughout Nassau County about the dangers of drunk driving through actual cases that he prosecuted.
Gene was selected to be a “Rising Star” in 2018 by New Jersey Super Lawyers magazine
While an Assistant District Attorney, Gene was a recipient of the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Award for Recognition of Excellence for his dedication and service to the mission of MADD.
Gene graduated cum laude with Honors in Politics and Economics from New York University. He served as a Notes and Articles Editor of the Fordham Urban Law Journal and was a member of the Fordham Moot Court Team.
Gene is on the Board of Governors of the Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York and currently serves as chair of the New Jersey Committee. He also has been appointed to the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Diversity Committee.
The New Jersey Law Journal named Rivkin Radler’s Intellectual Property Practice Group the Intellectual Property Litigation Department of the Year (Midsize) for 2017.
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Asian American Bar Association of New York
Korean American Lawyers Assocation – Board of Governors
Fordham University School of Law, Juris Doctor
New York University, B.A. cum laude