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Alan Kan is a partner at Kan & Clark, LLP -- a general practice law firm that assists clients on a wide range of matters ranging from complex business transactions to civil litigation.

Kan & Clark, LLP provides aggressive legal representation and work diligently to promote their client’s legal interests and protect their client’s rights by taking creative and innovative approaches to the legal and business issues facing them, while at the same time providing each client with the personal attention they deserve.

Alan’s practice focuses on corporate and business transactions, bankruptcy, and commercial litigation.  Alan has experience representing a diverse client base ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies.

Prior to forming Kan & Clark, LLP, Alan worked as an associate in the Corporate and Business Transactions Group in the Atlanta office of Dow Lohnes, PLLC where he advised, negotiated, and closed merger and acquisition, leveraged buyout, and secured and non-secured financing transactions in excess of a billion dollars.

Before joining Dow Lohnes, Alan practiced with the firm of King & Spalding, LLP in Atlanta, where he represented both lenders and borrowers in both secured and unsecured financing deals ranging from $15 million to $800 million. 

Alan also has invaluable insight into the litigation process by serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Justice Hugh Thompson of the Georgia Supreme Court and the Honorable Judge W.N. Dettmerring in the Douglas County State Court.  Additionally, Alan sharpened his litigation skills while working at the Turner Environmental Law Clinic.

If you like more information about Alan or McCartney & Kan, please feel free to give us a call at 678-298-7911 or visit us on our website at


Languages spoken: Cantonese

Practice areas


  1. Corporate: 20%
  2. Business: 20%
  3. Bankruptcy: 20%
  4. Litigation: 20%
  5. Contracts: 20%



Hourly ($200-250/hour), contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Kan & Clark, LLP -- Attorneys at Law

2849 Paces Ferry Road, Suite 640
Atlanta, GA, 30339


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200607/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2016
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
CALI Award for Federal CourtsComputer Assisted Legal Instruction2006
CALI Award for Employment LawComputer Assisted Legal Instruction2005
CALI Aard for Professional ResponsibilityComputer Assisted Legal Instruction2005
Don Guinn Cunningham Lindsey Insurance Scholarship AwardUniversity of Georgia2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateDow Lohnes & Albertson2007 - 2009
AssociateKing & Spalding LLP2006 - 2007
Law ClerkSupreme Court of Georgia2006 - 2006
Law ClerkDouglas County State Court2004 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Atlanta Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Gamma Iota Sigma Honor SocietySecretary2006 - 2006
Jessup International Law Moot CourtCoach2006 - 2006
Asian-American Law Student AssociationSecretary2005 - 2006
Georgia State University Law ReviewAssociate Editor2004 - 2006
Federalist SocietyPresident2004 - 2005
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Breach of Contract Case Against City of AtlantaObtain very favorable settlement
Residential Buyer Had Earnest Money StolenObtain a favorable settlement
Represented buyer in purchase of commercial real estateDeal closed
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Publication nameTitleDate
Georgia Retailers AssociationArizona’s New Immigration Law – How One’s State’s Immigration Policy is Affecting Georgia Employers2010
Georgia State University Law Review. Ethics: A Review of Georgia Ethics in Government Act2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgia State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
University of Georgia, AthensFinance/Risk Management & InsuranceB.B.A2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Solo Practice WorkshopSolo Practice and Small Firms2011
Association of Women LawyersWhat life is really like in BigLaw?2009