Kevin Cheng is a corporate lawyer with experience advising clients on capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and general corporate law matters. Prior to joining WilmerHale, Mr. Cheng was a corporate associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York, where he represented private and public company clients primarily in capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance matters. Mr. Cheng also previously completed a secondment at Credit Suisse in New York, where he focused on investment banking and capital markets transactions.

During law school, Mr. Cheng served as Comments Editor for the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Co-Founder and Co-President of the Penn Business Law Association and Academic Director of the LGBTQ student group. Additionally, Mr. Cheng received a Certificate in Management from the Wharton School.

Prior to law school, Mr. Cheng worked at a law firm in Illinois and served as an intern for the Office of United States Senator Carl Levin in Washington, D.C. Mr. Cheng was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He received a B.A. from Northwestern University in 2015 and a J.D. cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2019.

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  • Education

    • JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2019

      cum laude

      Wharton Certificate in Management, Comments Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Co-Founder & Co-President, Penn Business Law Association, Academic Director, Penn Law Lambda, Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, Dean's Fellow 

    • BA, Political Science, Northwestern University, 2015

      Dean's List Scholar
  • Admissions

    • New York



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