John has more than 25 years of government and lobbying experience at the federal, state, and local levels. He has consistently ranked as one of Los Angeles’ top-ranked lobbyists for the last decade.
Howard is a prominent public affairs executive with more than 30 years of experience involving complex regulatory issues, policy developments and land use approvals.
Michael has more than 18 years of experience working at the highest levels of local and state government.
Gloria Michel Leon
Gloria Michel Leon has a strong background in providing government affairs services to private clients at the state and local levels.
Alice, who was a reporter for the Los Angeles Times and KPCC, will play a key leading role in developing strategic communications for the firm’s clients.
Jorge is currently a local elected official who provides government affairs assistance to clients with issues at the federal, state and local level.
Susana Gonzalez Edmond
Susana Gonzalez Edmond has more than 15 years of senior-level professional experience in both the public and private sectors.
Diana has 10 years of experience as a lobbyist advocating in the areas of education, water and local government issues.
Sergio brings a wealth of professional experience to his work at the firm from both the public and private sectors.
Michael assists with monitoring agendas for the 88 cities within Los Angeles County, as well as attends community meetings and hearings.
Since 2011, Gloria Alarcon has served as the first point of contact at Ek, Sunkin & Bai. Gloria is responsible for managing all aspects of office organization, productivity, client communication and executive administrative support.
Nick provides tactical assistance for the firm’s government affairs, issues management and political clients.
Sarah Walsh is a member of the firm’s government affairs team. She was most recently the director of State Government Affairs for the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA).
Colin Pak joined Ek, Sunkin & Bai in 2018. He most recently came from the entertainment industry, working at a talent agency, however his background is in politics and government affairs.
John Edmond has more than 20 years of senior-level professional experience in both the public and private sectors. At Ek, Sunkin & Bai, he will play a role in the firm's ability to assist clients in political campaigns.