Abe Kwon

Abraham J. Kwon

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Abraham J. Kwon
+1 445 207 7804

Abraham J. Kwon is a partner in the Life Sciences and Technology groups at Goodwin. Abe counsels startups and venture-backed companies throughout their growth cycle, including issues related to incorporation, venture fundraising, corporate governance, commercial contracts, strategic partnerships, day-to-day operations, and M&A transactions. His clients include emerging companies in various industries, including AI/ML, generative AI, fintech, blockchain/Web3, SaaS, digital health, and life sciences. He also represents venture capital funds and corporate venture arms as they look to back promising high-growth emerging companies.

In addition to his practice, Abe maintains an active pro bono practice and is an ardent supporter of K-12 education. He is the founder and chair of 12+, a nonprofit organization focused on increasing education equity in Philadelphia, and was a former member of the board of trustees of Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School.

He was a member of the founding organizing committee of the Philadelphia chapter of 1 Million Cups, a program designed to educate, engage, and inspire entrepreneurs around the country.

Professional Activities

Chair of the Board of Directors, 12+

Board of Directors, Timoteo

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Abe practiced at several large international law firms including Cooley LLP.




University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School


University of Pennsylvania Fels Institute of Government


University of Pennsylvania



  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • New York