Adams and Reese Senior Policy Advisor David King has been appointed as “Local Representative for the State of South Carolina” by the American Chamber (AmCham) of Commerce in Italy Board of Directors.
King’s candidacy was approved at a meeting held in Milan on Oct. 5. King will serve a three-year term. The representative brings awareness of AmCham’s activities to South Carolina and informs AmCham of opportunities through membership, business prospects, and meetings.
“I am deeply honored to have been nominated and approved by AmCham’s Italy Board of Directors for this position,” King said. “In my capacity working on FDI at Adams and Reese LLP I am excited to return to Italy frequently and work on bilateral economic opportunities. Our industry-focused practice groups of attorneys and advisors are strategically organized across offices in South Carolina and throughout the southern United States and Washington, DC. Thank you to everyone in Italy for your support and collaboration over the past three decades.”
At Adams and Reese, King works in the law firm’s Intersection of Business and Government Practice, possessing a breadth of knowledge of corporate site selection, FDI, federal and state legislative policies to advise clients on economic development and government relations matters.
An accomplished professional economic developer with over three decades of experience, King was previously a founding member of South Carolina’s s oldest regional economic development. Throughout his economic development career King assisted capital investment of nearly $20 billion, creation of over 80,000 new jobs, and led 100+ purpose-driven global business recruitment missions. King formerly worked for the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, serving as the Director of Marketing in the Economic Development Division.
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Adams and Reese, founded in 1951, is a multidisciplinary law firm with nearly 300 attorneys and advisors strategically located throughout the United States and Washington, D.C. The American Lawyer includes Adams and Reese on its distinguished list of the nation’s top law firms, the Am Law 200. The National Law Journal also includes the firm among the top 200 on the NLJ 500 list of the nation’s largest law firms. Adams and Reese is consistently recognized in the legal industry for professional excellence, commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, as well as dedication to serving our communities. Adams and Reese’s corporate philanthropy program, HUGS (Hope, Understanding, Giving, and Support) was founded in 1988 and has devoted financial resources and thousands of volunteer hours to assist those in need within our communities. Our firm’s pro bono program policy requires that every lawyer in the firm annually perform a minimum 20 hours of pro bono work.