Gordon Sung

Gordon Sung Automotive Law Arent Fox Schiff Law Firm
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As the former US General Counsel of one of the top international autonomous vehicle (“AV”) companies in the industry, Gordon has a deep understanding of the regulatory issues framing autonomous driving technology and business matters.  In addition, he provides regulatory advice to a wide range of mobility clients including EV makers, ride-hailing startups, logistics companies, and online retailers.

Gordon has represented clients in complex federal and state government investigations and enforcement defense matters, licensing and permitting matters, developing regulatory compliance programs and policy strategies, intellectual property issues, and technology licensing agreements. In addition, he has navigated complex issues related to international AV operations and technology development, particularly China, including national security, export control, data security and privacy issues.

Before his time as in-house counsel, Gordon was a senior attorney in a major international law firm where he represented clients in government and criminal investigations, enforcement actions, and complex commercial litigation. Throughout his career, he has significant experience before a wide range of regulators, prosecutors, and agencies, including NHTSA, DOJ, SEC, CFIUS, California DMV, California PUC, Arizona DOT, and various state attorney generals.

Gordon also provides outside general counsel services to startup and technology companies including advising on data privacy, fund-raising, operational issues, internal policies, intellectual property, labor and employment, and litigation strategy.

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