ALI Council
Elected Member

Ivan K. Fong

Minneapolis, MN
Medtronic PLC
Education
S.B./S.M. MIT, SB, SM
Oxford University, BCL
Stanford Law School, JD

Ivan K. Fong is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Medtronic, where he oversees all legal, legal policy, compliance, and government affairs matters for the company. Prior to joining Medtronic in 2022, Mr. Fong was Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Policy Officer and Secretary of 3M Co. and the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Before that, he was Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Cardinal Health, Inc. He also was previously Senior Vice President and General Counsel of GE Vendor Financial Services; Chief Privacy Leader and Senior Counsel, Information Technology of GE; and Deputy Associate Attorney General at the U.S. Department of Justice. He also has been a partner with Covington & Burling LLP and an adjunct professor at Georgetown Law School.

He served as a law clerk to Judge Abner J. Mikva of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and Justice Sandra Day O’Connor of the Supreme Court of the United States. He holds a B.C.L. from Oxford University, where he was a Fulbright Scholar, and a J.D. from Stanford Law School. He is a registered patent attorney.

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Areas of Expertise
Intellectual Property
White Collar Crime (Criminal Law)
Civil Practice & Procedure (Litigation)
Appellate Practice & Procedure (Litigation)
Complex Litigation
Environmental Law