Kent Ford is an associate in Ropes & Gray’s Litigation and Enforcement practice group. Kent has experience representing clients in a variety of commercial disputes and white collar government investigations and enforcement matters. He regularly conducts internal investigations, pre-acquisition due diligence, and proactive risk assessments related to compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), anti-money laundering requirements, economic sanctions, and export controls.
While in law school, Kent externed at the U.S. Department of Justice in the Aviation & Admiralty Section of the Civil Division, Torts Branch. He also served as a legal fellow for the National Association of Manufacturers.
Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Kent managed partnerships on behalf of the United Nations with Fortune 100 companies and startups to advocate and fundraise for humanitarian programs globally.