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Kenneth D. Salomon

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Ken is the chair of the Thompson Coburn Lobbying & Policy Group. Over the course of his 40-year career, Ken has advised clients in the areas of government relations and public policy across a range of issues, including telecommunications, financial services, spectrum policy, broadcasting, student financial aid, copyright, international trade, and immigration. A former Deputy Chief Counsel to the presidential advisor on communications and information policy, and former senior legal counsel at the Federal Communications Commission, Ken has led multiple congressional and administration lobbying campaigns, including a recent effort to stem "naked" short selling of publicly traded securities. That effort resulted in amendments to the Securities and Exchange Commission rules on short selling and additions to the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act.

Ken is a member of the advisory board of the University of Maryland University College Center for Intellectual Property. He has also served as a professorial lecturer on International Telecommunications at the Johns Hopkins University School for Advanced International Studies.

Oklahoma State University Institute for Teaching and Learning Excellence
National Advisory Board (1994-2009)
University of Maryland University College Center for Intellectual Property
Advisory Group
National Association of College and University Attorneys
2012 Annual Conference Planning Committee
Seminar Speaker Mentor
Former Member, Editorial Board, NACUANotes
University Professional and Continuing Education Association
Member, Industry Advisory Committee
Maryland Soccer Foundation, Inc.
Founding Board Member (1997)
President (1998-2010)
Moderator, "Election 2012: What it all Means for Higher Education" APSCU Symposium 2012 (December 5, 2012)
"Congressional Developments Impacting Higher Ed Technology" ACUTA 41st Annual Conference and Exhibition (May 2, 2012)
Co-Author, "Breaching the Digital Divide: Personal Experience Matters in Crafting Innovative Education Policy" UMUC Center for Intellectual Property Newsletter (January 2012)
Co–Author "Online Learning Under Fire" UMUC Center for Intellectual Property Newsletter (June 2011)
Kenneth D. Salomon
George Washington University Law School
J.D., Cum Laude (1970)
Member, George Washington University Law Review
Recipient, Trustees Scholarships
Tufts University
B.A., Cum Laude (1967)
Maryland (1976)
District of Columbia (1970)
Kenneth D. Salomon