Mr. Kenneth A. Gross is a former associate general counsel for the Federal Election Commission (FEC) and is now a partner at Skadden where he leads the political law practice, and advises corporations on political given. He will be one of three speakers at William & Mary on Thursday, February 27 on the impact of McCutchen on political giving.
According to the Skadden website, Mr. Gross has been a leader in the area of pay-to-play rules since the 1980s. He has a great deal of experience with ethics rules in the House of Representatives and the Senate, and is known for his work surrounding “the Ethics and Government Act, the Lobbying Disclosure Act, [and] the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act.”
Additionally, Mr. Gross advised the writers of NBC’s “The West Wing” on election law issues, and he served as CNN’s “on-air election law analyst” during the Florida recount in 2000.
Mr. Gross will be speaking at the William & Mary Election Law Program’s 2014 Symposium, “McCutchen and the World of Political Giving: A Fundamental Change?” this Thursday, February 27.
The William & Mary Election Law Program’s 2014 Symposium will feature three election law experts, Mr. Kenneth Gross, Mr. Lawrence Noble, and Mr. Trevor Potter on Thursday, February 27, from 3:30 to 5:30 pm at the Law School, in room 124. There will be a reception afterwards.