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Philip G. Kiko Republican Staff Director / General Counsel for the House Administration Committee
Neal Kirby Online Communications Manager, House Natural Resources Committee (since 2009)
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Foley & Lardner LLP - Our People - Philip G. (Phil) Kiko
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Philip G. (Phil) Kiko
Philip G. (Phil) Kiko
Philip G. Kiko is of counsel with Foley & Lardner LLP.
He is a member of the Government & Public Policy, and Privacy, Security & Information Management Practices and the Life Sciences and Automotive Industry Teams.
Prior to joining Foley, Mr. Kiko was general counsel and chief of staff of the House Judiciary Committee under then Chairman F. James Sensenbrenner, Jr. (WI).
During this time, Mr. Kiko worked closely and served as a senior advisor to members of Congress, the Judiciary, administration officials, House and Senate leadership, and members of outside organizations.
He served at senior levels in the Office of the Secretary at the Departments of Education and Interior and as associate administrator of procurement and purchasing for the House of Representatives.
Mr. Kiko also worked as deputy chief of staff for the House Science Committee under then Chairman Sensenbrenner and also served as chief of staff in the Congressman's personal office.
tenure, Mr. Kiko
helped guide hundreds of legislative measures through the committee process and many were signed into law.
has vast experience with issue management and negotiating high profile legislation, dealing with bankruptcy reform, terrorism, immigration, energy, global climate change and legal reform and oversight.
A few of the notable pieces of legislation and matters that Mr. Kiko
assisted Members of Congress include:
Legislation dealing with border security and immigration, such as the Visa and Border Security Act and the Real ID Act
has had more than three decades of experience in government.
has extensive knowledge of the legislative and executive branch process and has developed strong bi-partisan relationships.
While in government, Mr. Kiko
was listed in the "The Hill 100" in 2005, The Almanac of the Unelected and was a Presidential Meritorious Rank Award winner.
has been profiled in several Capitol Hill and Washington, DC legal publications.
initial interest and background will integrate with Foley's Entertainment
& Media Industry Team, as well as the Intellectual Property and White Collar Defense and Corporate Compliance Practices.
Mr. Kiko obtained his B.A. from Mount Union College (1973).
He earned his J.D. from International School of Law, now George Mason University School of Law (1977).
was named a Regulatory and Public Affairs "SmartLawyer" in the December 2008 issue of WashingtonSmartCEO.
Mr. Kiko is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and of the Virginia State Bar.
News â€“ Conservative Hideout 2.0
If Philip Kiko is the "Majority Staff Director" for the House Select Committee on Benghazi, I'm expecting the "Minority Staff Director" to be, maybe, CAIR Executive Director Nihad Awad, or Dalia Mogahed.
Trey Gowdy chosen lobbyist, Philip Kiko, who has worked on behalf of the most liberal of all organizations (see that partial list below).
K Street Files: Former Obama Health Care Guru Heads to K Street
The bipartisan lobby shop The Smith-Free Group has scored a Hill and K Street veteran as its new vice chairman in Phil Kiko, who just departed the House Administration Committee as staff director and general counsel.
will focus on such issues as financial services, intellectual property, immigration policy and cybersecurity, among others.
"I'm looking forward to using the experience that I have over many years to help work out bipartisan solutions to the problems that a lot of the clients and companies are facing," Kiko
said in an interview.
"That's been a signature thing with me. I've always had good bipartisan relationships on the Hill, and I intend to keep them."
also previously worked the Hill from the outside at Foley and Lardner's
public affairs practice.
And his congressional experience includes work on the House Judiciary and Science committees.
In a statement, Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio
had served the House "exceptionally well" during his
decades on the Hill.
"On policy, he
played a key role in some of our toughest legislative battles; while on the operations side, Phil
did much to professionalize the management of the modern-day House," Boehner noted.
Philip G. Kiko - The Smith-Free Group
Philip G. Kiko
Phil Kiko began his career in Washington politics and public policy upon graduation from college, at the National Republican Congressional Committee, initially assisting with press and later becoming their associate legal counsel after finishing night law school.
brings to The Smith-Free Group
a distinguished career covering the legislative, oversight, and regulatory functions of government.
has been a familiar face on Capitol Hill.
Prior to joining The Smith-Free Group in April 2013, he served as the Staff Director/General Counsel for the House Administration Committee.
In that capacity, he
was often referred to as the "Deputy
Mayor of the House.
Under the direction of the Committee Chairman and the Speaker's office, he
provided executive leadership on all aspects of House operations including legal, budget, legislative, personnel, and administrative issues.
Under Chairman F. James Sensenbrenner, Jr. (R-WI), Kiko served as General Counsel/Chief of Staff for the Committee on the Judiciary and Deputy Chief of Staff of the Science Committee.
In the Department of Interior under Secretaries Don Hodel and Manuel Lujan, Kiko served in several capacities; first as Legislative Counsel, then responsible for budget development and execution and finally Acting Director of the Office of Hearings and Appeals.
From 2007 to 2010, Kiko served as a senior member of the regulatory and public policy team at the law firm of Foley and Lardner, LLC.
As Associate Administrator under the House CAO, he
oversaw procurement reform in the House of Representatives
and previously served as Chief of Staff and Legislative Director in Congressman Sensenbrenner's personal staff.
has filed successful amicus briefs, with other former Hill staffers, before the U.S. Supreme Court
and the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on constitutional issues affecting the U.S. House of Representatives
Active in Republican Party politics at the national, state and local levels, he
has worked on multiple campaigns and has attended numerous political conventions over the years.
Most recently, he was part of the official proceedings group at the Republican National Convention in August 2012.
A native of Canton, Ohio, Kiko received his B.A. in History and Political Science from Mount Union College and J.D. from the International School of Law, now known as the George Mason University School of Law.
is an outdoorsman, who enjoys hunting, fishing and, above all, spending time with his
wife, Colleen, his
four children and two grandchildren.
Kiko serves as the head of Arlington Cursillo, a lay Catholic movement in the Diocese of Arlington, and previously served as the President of the Knights of Columbus Holy Mackerels Swim Team, Scoutmaster for a Boy Scout Troop, and various leadership positions at St. Charles Borromeo Church and School, in Arlington, Virginia.