Biographies

Kenneth A. Sprang is one of the founding partners of Washington International Business Counsel, LLP,

in Washington, DC. Mr. Sprang counsels and represents both domestic and international clients in a wide
range of corporate, business and transactional matters, as well as in labor and employment, employee
benefits and real estate issues. Over the course of his 30 plus year career, Mr. Sprang has practiced with
both large and small firms, as well as serving as in house counsel for Fortune 500 companies and as
general counsel to smaller companies.

Mr. Sprang began his career with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, a large, multi-national firm. Subsequently,
he served as in house counsel in the legal departments of Calgon Corporation, a former subsidiary of
Merck & Co., Inc., and Cyclops Corporation, a Fortune 500 specialty steel manufacturer. Later, Mr.
Sprang founded legal departments and served as in-house general counsel for several start-up and other
privately-held companies, including a hospital and a web-based company. Mr. Sprang has also spent
several years as a full-time law professor, and continues teaching property law and a labor seminar as an
Adjunct Professor at Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Sprang counsels clients in corporate governance; negotiation, drafting, and review of contracts,
real estate documents, and other instruments; licensing, trademark registration and similar intellectual
property matters; mergers and acquisitions; and federal and state regulatory compliance. He current
serves as outside general counsel to several companies, including software developers, a manufacturer of
isostatic presses, and a restaurant group.

Mr. Sprang also brings to his clients special expertise in labor and employment law. He represents
employers in traditional labor relations matters, as well as in wage and hour, employment discrimination,
HR, employee benefits, OSHA, and other issues related to employment. In addition to representing
clients in all aspects of U.S. labor and employment law (including specific state laws), he has served on
the senior staff of the Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board and taught the subject for many
years. He is the author or co-author of several books and articles on labor and employment law and
alternative dispute resolution.

“Incorporating in the First State: Successfully Navigating Delaware Corporate Law,” CLE Presentation for National
Academy of Continuing Legal Education, New York, NY (2012)

“Drafting Force Majeure Provisions: Keys to Mitigating Risk,” CLE Presentation for National Constitution Center,
Philadelphia, PA (2011)

“Creating Non Competition Agreements That Work,” Presentation for Progressive Business Conferences,
Philadelphia, PA (2011)

“Independent Contractor or Employee: Guidelines to Ensure Compliance,” Presentation for Progressive Business
Conferences, Philadelphia, PA (2011)

“Strategies for Drafting Concrete Indemnification Provisions,” CLE Presentation for National Constitution Center,
Philadelphia, PA (2011)

“Buy Sell Agreements: Planning for the Unforeseeable Future,” CLE Presentation for National Constitution Center,
Philadelphia, PA (2009)

“Paid Time Off Policies: Strategies to Prevent Abuse,” CLE Presentation for National Constitution Center,
Philadelphia, PA (2009)

Panel, “Demystifying Trade Secrets,” ACC Annual Meeting (2008)

Languages: French and Spanish (intermediate level)

Dusko Stojkov advises clients on a wide variety of tax, corporate, and structured finance matters,
including commercial lending documentation and structuring, debt workouts and structuring, acquisition
finance, leveraged buyouts, private equity transactions structuring, taxation of corporations, partnerships,
investment funds, investment fund managers, financial products, and international taxation.

Mr. Stojkov has more than 12 years of professional experience which includes holding a front office
management position with a major regional European bank, working as a tax associate in the Washington,
DC office of a leading US law firm, and as a manager in the national tax practice of a big four accounting
firm.

Most recently, Mr. Stojkov lead the team of specialists providing structured solutions for large corporate
and institutional clients of Erste Group Bank, a major regional European bank, headquartered in Vienna,
Austria. Mr. Stojkov’s team provided innovative tailor made structured solutions for the bank’ s existing
lending, advisory, and funding products, including structured loans, syndicated and club loans, hybrid
instruments, derivatives, as well as complex legal structures involving offshore special purpose vehicles.
Further, Mr. Stojkov worked with Erste Bank’s Balance Sheet Management Group on developing
complex cross- border intra-group financing structures and liquidity products, such as structured deposits
and similar products.

While at Patton Boggs, Mr. Stojkov advised clients on tax structuring of domestic and cross-border
transactions, financial products, derivatives, and hybrid instruments. Further, Mr. Stojkov represented
trade associations on US legislative and regulatory initiatives.

Prior to joining Patton Boggs, Mr. Stojkov worked at the Mergers and Acquisitions Group of the National
Tax Department of Ernst & Young, where he specialized in corporate income taxation of mergers and
acquisitions, and other aspects of Internal Revenue Code Subchapter C, including the cancellation of
indebtedness income, the analysis of acquisition transactions costs, the making of Internal Revenue Code
section 338 elections, the utilization of check-the-box Treasury Regulations, and the documentation of
transactions subject to transfer pricing Treasury Regulations.

Previously, Mr. Stojkov worked through the joint USAID and United Nations Tax Policy and Tax
Administration Program, where – as a senior tax policy advisor – he advised the Government of the
Republic of Serbia on a variety of tax reform issues. In this capacity he was responsible for the design
of the direct investment incentives provisions of the Corporate Income Tax Act and amendments to the
Personal Income Tax Act. Additionally, he advised on the amendments to the Goods and Services Sales
Tax Act, the Excise Tax Act, the Financial Transactions Tax Act, and the Carrying and Use Charge Tax
Act. Mr. Stojkov was also a member of the drafting committees for the Value-Added Tax Act and the
Social Security Contributions Act.