As Sesame Workshop’s chief of staff and general
counsel, Myung Kang-Huneke supervises the Legal,
Public Policy, and Corporate Sponsorship and Development departments. She also serves as the secretary to Sesame Workshop’s board of trustees.
Ms. Kang-Huneke joined Sesame Workshop’s Legal Department thirteen years ago, providing legal services for its new media and publishing projects and its corporate sponsorship team. Most recently, she served as executive vice president and general counsel, and she developed Sesame Workshop’s Product Safety Assurance Program. Additionally, she was responsible for supporting the expansion of Sesame Workshop brands through content and product licensing as well as through promotional, retail, and representation agreements both domestically and internationally.
Prior to joining the Workshop, Ms. Kang-Huneke was an attorney for the New Media and Cable Group at ABC, Inc. (The Walt Disney Company), where she handled legal and business affairs for ABC’s new media ventures. Previously, she was a litigation attorney for ABC, Inc. and represented the company and its affiliates throughout the country in First Amendment and other litigation matters. Ms. Kang-Huneke also served as a litigator for the New York City Housing Authority. She began her legal career as an associate for the law firm of Proskauer Rose in New York City. Ms. Kang-Huneke received her doctor of jurisprudence from the Columbia University School of Law, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.