James King is a Partner and leads ASG's Americas practice. He advises clients on market entry, expansion, and government relations in Latin America. Mr. King brings first-hand experience in Latin American political and economic issues to help clients identify opportunities and mitigate risk in business operations in the region.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. King worked for the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA), where he served as a Research Associate and provided analysis on U.S.-Brazil trade, agriculture policy, and renewable energy.
Previously, he helped develop public outreach strategies for Instituto Dois Irmãos (I2I), an NGO dedicated to promoting access to education and social inclusion in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He continues to serve on the organization’s Board of Directors.
Mr. King earned an M.A. in International Affairs from the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University. He earned a B.A. in History, summa cum laude, from the University of Rhode Island, and studied Cultural Anthropology and International Relations at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Mr. King is proficient in Portuguese and is conversational in Spanish.
He is based in Washington, D.C.