Jonathan D. King

Jon King's primary focus is on white-collar crime, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and related issues involving corporate governance and internal investigations.

Jon chairs DLA Piper's FCPA, Anti-Corruption and Corporate Compliance Practice, and has directed and conducted cross-border investigations of FCPA and other anti-corruption issues and related compliance matters in locations all across the globe. Jon also assists his clients with a wide variety of other FCPA and other anti-corruption related issues, including the development of effective compliance programs, due diligence issues and general FCPA advice.

Besides his work with clients on FCPA and global anti-corruption issues, Jon also serves as counsel to individuals and businesses in a broad variety of other white-collar matters, including them the FCPA and global anti-corruption issues, domestic public corruption matters, corporate fraud and abuse, securities fraud, including insider trading and accounting irregularities, criminal tax and other regulatory and compliance matters, including trade controls and insurance and financial services-related issues. In this regard, he has conducted numerous corporate internal investigations on behalf of corporations and other entities, as well as corporate boards of directors.

Jon has represented both individuals and businesses in connection with grand jury investigations conducted by the US Department of Justice, investigations and enforcement actions brought by the US Securities and Exchange Commission and investigations and prosecutions brought by Attorneys General Offices in various states and by other state and federal agencies. Jon has also represented clients in False Claims Act and related matters.

Besides his white-collar work, Jonathan also handles a variety of complex commercial litigation cases on behalf of individuals and corporations involved in business disputes.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Securities and Enforcement Litigation, 2) White Collar and Corporate Crime, 3) Litigation, 4) Arbitration and Investigations, 5) International Trade, 6) Regulatory and Government Affairs and 7) Mergers and Acquisitions
Law School J.D., Northwestern University, 1989
Education B.A., The University of Chicago, 1986
Bar Member / Association Illinois State Bar Association
Most recent firm DLA Piper
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