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Meet Our Attorneys

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Our team of attorneys provide value to our firm’s clients through their extensive experience, leadership, intelligence and a practical approach to problem solving.

GLENN LAU-KEE  |  DAVID B. DONG  |  CIRONG (AUDREY) KANG 


Glenn Lau-Kee, Partner

Mr. Lau-Kee began his legal career at the international law firm of Coudert Brothers. In 1975, he was an associate at the Hong Kong office of the firm where he worked on bank financings for the construction of oil tankers and bulk carrier vessels as well as project loan financings in various Asian countries. In 1976, he returned to the New York office where he worked on financing, leasing and corporate acquisition transactions. In 1977, he became a partner in the firm of Kee & Lau-Kee, PLLC where he developed a real estate and bank financing practice with a number of major banks as clients. He joined Koo Larrabee Lau-Kee & Lane LLP as a partner in 1999.

He currently serves on the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association, the Board of Directors of Legal Services for New York City and the Board of Directors of the Fund for Modern Courts. He was appointed by New York State Chief Judge Judith Kaye to serve on the Commission to Examine Solo and Small Firm Practice and on the Committee to Promote Public Trust and Confidence in the Legal System.

Mr. Lau-Kee’s professional affiliations include Commission of the Human Rights of the City of New York (Commissioner, 1984-1990 and Co-Vice Chair, 1989 to 1990), David Rockefeller Fellows Program of the New York City Partnership and Chamber of Commerce (Fellow, 1996-1997), The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Civil Rights Committee Member, 1996-1999), Asian American Bar Association of New York (Past President, 1997-1999), Network of Bar Leaders (Treasurer, 1999-2000), Board of Directors of New York County Lawyers Association (Member, 2001-2004), Board of Directors of Legal Services for New York City (Member, 2001-2008), New York State Judicial Screening Committee, First Department (Member, 2007-2010), Board of Directors of YMCA of Greater New York (Member, 2009-2013), Board of Directors of The Fund for Modern Courts (Member, 2000-2013), Board of Directors of The New York Bar Foundation (Member, 2004-2013), YMCA of Greater New York (Board Emeritus, 2013-Present), Board of Directors of Queens Legal Services Corporation (Member, 2012-2013), The American Bar Foundation (Fellow, 2011-Present), Board of Directors of The New York County Lawyers Association Foundation, Inc. (Member, 2011-Present), and Board of Trustees of U.S.-Asia Institute (Member, 2009-2013).

 

David B. Dong, Partner

David B. Dong has been serving purchasers and sellers of New York real estate as well as institutional lenders for over 30 years, during which time, he has built a strong reputation with clients, loan officers, mortgage brokers, real estate agents, title insurers and fellow attorneys for closing transactions not only quickly but closing them right.

He concentrates in real estate matters, guiding purchasers and sellers through the intricacies of various commercial and residential transactions involving single/multifamily homes or mixed-use properties, cooperative and condominium apartments, commercial properties and 1031 tax deferred like-kind exchanges. While David has closed on properties located throughout the boroughs and surrounding counties, as a longtime resident and condominium owner in Battery Park City, David also has extensive experience with all of the finest condominium buildings in the area, as well as features and processes unique to the neighborhood and its land lease.

David also has vast experience in banking matters, representing institutional lenders in commercial and residential mortgage closings, as well as advising lenders on developing loan products and procedures to better serve its customers.

Additionally, David has also represented condominium sponsors and cooperative apartment corporation boards in various matters. His other general practice areas include wills, trusts & estates, business and corporate matters.

 

Cirong (Audrey) Kang, Junior Partner

Audrey is a junior partner at Lau-Kee Law Group where her practice focuses on all facets of real estate and business law. Prior to joining Lau-Kee Law Group, Audrey was an associate at a boutique law firm in New York specializing in class action litigation.

Audrey graduated cum laude from Pace University School of Law, with a Certificate in International Law in 2014. While in law school, Audrey was a student intern at her law school's securities clinic and research assistant to Professor Nicholas A. Robinson. She also gained experience as an intern at a commercial law practice in Singapore and an international trade law firm in New York.

Prior to law school, Audrey attended Parsons the New School for Design in New York where she earned a BFA with honors in photography. She also holds a diploma in Film Sound & Video, with a concentration in film from Ngee Ann Polytechnic in Singapore.