Ki Hong is a partner in the Political Law Group at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Mr. Hong advises major corporations on the unique political law issues they face when engaging in government affairs or government procurement activity. These include federal and state campaign finance, lobbying, gift, ethics and conflict-of-interest laws. He also advises clients on pay-to-play laws that impose special restrictions on the political activity of companies that have or seek government contracts, as well as their covered employees. Mr. Hong advises clients on establishing and maintaining comprehensive systems to ensure compliance with those laws. In addition, he represents clients at the enforcement stage.
Mr. Hong represents the “Big Four” accounting firms and leaders in a wide range of different industries, such as technology, energy, media, insurance and communications. He also represents nine of the top 10 U.S. banks and nearly all of Wall Street.
Mr. Hong co-authored the Ethics Handbook for Entertaining and Lobbying Public Officials and several chapters of the Practicing Law Institute’s publication “Corporate Political Activities.” He also co-authors the Institute’s “Corporate Political Activities Deskbook.”
Mr. Hong consistently has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, and Washingtonian Magazine repeatedly has recognized him as a top lawyer in the field of ethics and election law.
J.D., Harvard Law School, 1992 (cum laude)
B.A., Cornell University, 1989 (cum laude)
- J.D., Harvard Law School, 1992 (cum laude)
- B.A., Cornell University, 1989 (cum laude)