James Kong


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New York

55 Hudson Yards

New York, NY US 10001-2163

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James Kong is an associate in the New York office of Milbank and a member of the firm’s Leveraged Finance Group.

Primary Focus & Experience

Mr. Kong has counseled US and foreign financial institutions on a diverse range of regulatory and compliance matters, particularly with respect to the requirements of the Volcker Rule and other aspects of the Dodd-Frank Act. He also has experience in drafting and negotiating futures and options agreements, cleared swap documentation, and other trading documentation on behalf of both buy-side and sell-side market participants.

Recognition & Accomplishments

Mr. Kong received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and served as a staff editor on the Columbia Business Law Review. He also received a joint Certificate in Global Business Law and Governance from Columbia University School of Law, University of Paris I (Pantheon-Sorbonne) and Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po). He received his B.A. in Business Economics, cum laude, from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Additional Details
  • Columbia Law School, J.D.
  • University of California at Los Angeles, B.A.
  • New York