Kevin King practices at the leading edge of private national security law. As chair of Cooley’s export controls and sanctions practice and co-chair of Cooley’s CFIUS practice, Kevin has over two decades of experience advising clients on matters ranging from export and sanctions compliance, to national security investigations related to illicit transactions, to national security reviews before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). His experience runs across foundational and emerging technologies, including software development, encryption, semiconductor manufacturing, quantum computing, lasers, artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, advanced battery manufacturing, biotechnology and genetic engineering. Kevin is focused on understanding his clients’ products, technology and operations and helping them understand the associated regulatory requirements. He has experience representing clients before the CFIUS and working with both established and emerging organizations to identify compliance obligations related to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and economic sanctions regulations maintained by the Department of State and the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). Further, he is adept at tailoring solutions that fit each client’s unique needs, constraints and business objectives.

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Experience

  • Elliptic Closes $60 Million Series C Financing Round  

  • Elliptic Raises $60 Million Series C 

  • Concurrent Real-Time Sells to Spectris 

  • Singapore’s Engine Biosciences Raises $43 Million to Decipher Genetic Codes for New Medicines 

  • Absolute Software Agrees to Acquire NetMotion Software 

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Education

  • Stanford Law School
    JD, 1997

  • American University
    BA, magna cum laude, 1992


Admissions & Credentials

District of Columbia

Rankings & Accolades

    Chambers USA – International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions