Khang Tran supports the firm’s knowledge management efforts by collecting and sharing knowledge and expertise across the firm, which in turn, is leveraged to improve the quality of legal services to the firm’s clients. As part of his role, Khang applies his experience as a practicing attorney in the firm’s Corporate Group to develop and maintain their collection of standard forms and exemplar documents and wikis. In particular, Khang leads the Corporate Group’s efforts to develop templates using automated document assembly software that not only reduces the time it takes to draft transactional documents, but also improves the quality of the documents by reducing the likelihood of human error. He also works as a liaison between the firm’s information technology and other administrative departments and practicing attorneys in the firm’s Corporate Group on initiatives to exploit information technology and other tools and services in addressing the firm’s knowledge management needs.
Prior to moving into his current role, Khang was an attorney in the firm’s Corporate Group where he focused his practice on general corporate representation of start-up companies from incorporation through an initial public offering or acquisition and in the representation of public companies with respect to general securities compliance and in merger and acquisition transactions. Khang has represented companies in a variety of industries in the high technology sector, including software, networking, semiconductor, contract manufacturing, digital media and Internet companies. In addition, he has represented a number of venture capital and banking firms in private equity and capital market transactions.