Jon King's primary focus is on white-collar crime, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and related issues involving corporate compliance 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 on numerous other white-collar matters, including 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, insurance and financial services-related issues.

Jon regularly represents 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 conducted numerous corporate internal investigations on behalf of corporations and other entities, as well as corporate boards of directors / audit committees. Besides his white-collar work, Jon also handles a variety of complex commercial litigation cases on behalf of individuals and corporations. Jon recently obtained the dismissal of a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Michigan against a Qatari company, its shareholders and directors and other defendants, on the basis of a lack of personal jurisdiction. Jon subsequently argued the case before the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, which affirmed the dismissal.

Jon also represents clients in False Claims Act (FCA) and related investigations and matters, and recently obtained both the dismissal of an FCA matter pending in US District Court, as well as the successful negotiation of another such matter to a non-FCA resolution.