Ted Kornobis is an associate in the government enforcement group in the Washington, D.C. office. His practice focuses on complex civil and white collar criminal litigation, enforcement actions by various government authorities, and internal investigations. He also counsels clients on corporate governance and compliance matters.
Mr. Kornobis represents individuals and corporations, including public and private companies, investment companies, investment advisers, and broker-dealers before state and federal court, the United States Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), FINRA, the CFTC, and other government agencies and regulators.
He also assists clients with internal investigations into complex matters touching upon potential regulatory, civil, or criminal exposure, including from the federal securities laws, the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Act, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), and the Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering (AML) regulations.
Mr. Kornobis is also involved in pro bono matters at K&L Gates, representing clients on matters involving housing, public benefits, child custody, and other issues.
Mr. Kornobis worked as a law student clerk for the Institute for Public Representation, where he represented non-profit organizations in the communications and media industry on matters before the Federal Trade Commission, the Federal Communications Commission, and federal court. Mr. Kornobis previously worked at a strategic communications and public policy firm in Washington, D.C., at a healthcare trade association, and on political campaigns.