Shang Kong is an associate and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP, where he focuses his practice on corporate finance, representing public and private companies in connection with both stock and asset acquisitions, and operating agreements. He is a member of the firm’s Transactional & Securities Practice and the Automotive Industry Team.
Prior to joining Foley, Mr. Kong was an associate with a national law firm. While earning his law degree, Mr. Kong served as a legal intern with the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office.
While in law school, Mr. Kong served as a student attorney with the Community and Economic Development Clinic which provides free transactional legal advice to community-based nonprofits in Detroit. He also served on the executive board of JDs in the D, a student organization dedicated to providing an opportunity for the University of Michigan Law School community to learn about Detroit-based organizations and the overall effort to revitalize the city.
Mr. Kong is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, (J.D., cum laude, 2013). He received his bachelor’s degree in linguistics from the University of Michigan (B.A., with high honors, 2010).
Mr. Kong is admitted to practice in the State of Michigan.
Mr. Kong is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.