Eric Kang joined Levin & Perconti as a law clerk in September 2017 and was hired as an associate attorney in November 2018. He graduated from DePaul University College of Law in May 2017.
As a law student, Eric was involved in the Student Bar Association, competed in the American Association for Justice National Mock Trial Competition, and in the Texas Young Lawyers Association as a member of the National Mock Trial Society. He volunteered as a law clerk at the DePaul’s Student Legal Services and was a student representative of the American Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association. Eric earned the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction’s CALI Award for Trial Advocacy.
Eric served as a law clerk for the Presiding Judge Raymond L. Jagielski of the 5th District Circuit Court of Cook County. He also worked as an intern for the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General Corps (JAG). While there, he performed on-site investigations, interviewed eye-witnesses, and drafted material including litigation reports and an opening statement for a court-martial. During his JAG internship, Eric also assisted the San Diego State Attorney’s Office with pro se plea deals.
Once he attained his 711 license, Eric participated in DePaul’s Misdemeanor Clinic where he tried a DUI case. Eric decided on a career representing plaintiffs in medical malpractice cases because he wishes to provide families with a legal voice to help them through difficult situations.
Eric is a board member of the Young Professional Board at Deborah’s Place, Chicago’s largest and oldest assisted housing facility for homeless women.
Born and raised in the north suburbs of Chicago, Eric attended Loyola Academy High School. He earned his B.A. in Psychology at DePaul University in May 2011. In his spare time, Eric enjoys playing hockey, running, cycling and training for triathlons.
J.D., DePaul University College of Law, 2017
B.A., DePaul University, 2011
Chicago Bar Association
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Asian American Bar Association