Join us for a lively presentation with one of Washington’s premier authorities on the regulation of political activities. Ken Gross will address WASRG regarding a number of issues relevant to staying compliant in an election year including pay-to-play concerns of which to be aware, grassroots compliance, important state compliance issues for 2012, election year campaign finance considerations and so much more!
Don’t miss this chance to hear directly from Ken regarding important election-year ethics issues that face all organizations active in political programming around the country.
Ken Gross is a partner at the firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in Washington, D.C., where he heads the Political Law Group. Ken advises many Fortune 500 companies relating to the regulation of political activities. He appears frequently as a legal commentator on CNN, PBS, Fox and other networks and his quotes appear often in the U.S. and international media. He also advised NBC's television show "The West Wing" on election law issues that arose in the show's scripts.
Formerly, Ken was Associate General Counsel at the Federal Election Commission. In that role, he supervised the Office of the General Counsel Enforcement staff and oversaw the legal review of audits. He co-chairs the Practicing Law Institute's seminar on "Corporate Political Activities" and co-authors the Institute's "Corporate Political Activities Deskbook."
Ken has published articles on campaign finance in the Yale Law & Policy Review, the Stanford Law and Policy Review and several other publications. He is on the Board of Trustees of the Campaign Finance Institute and American Council of Young Political Leaders. In December 2006, Ken was awarded the Council on Governmental Ethics Laws ("COGEL") Award. This award is given to one individual annually who has substantially contributed to the promotion of ethics laws.Directions to Clyde’s of Gallery Place
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