honors + affiliations
Board Member and past two-term Chairman of the National Council on International Trade Development (NCITD)
Member, Society of International Affairs
New Jersey Bar Association and American Bar Association – International Law
- District of Columbia
- New Jersey
- U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
- U.S. Court of International Trade
- Washington, D.C.
1111 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20004-2541
Timothy M. Rolland is of counsel in Morgan Lewis's International Trade & Economic Sanctions Practice. Mr. Rolland has broad experience in international trade licensing and compliance matters with a focus on U.S. export/import control laws and regulations, sanctioned/embargoed country regulations, and anti-corruption compliance. He also has experience in commercial and military/defense aerospace matters.
Mr. Rolland represents U.S. clients in matters concerning the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) as promulgated by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR); Export Administration Act (EAA) as promulgated by the Export Administration Regulations (EAR); International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA); U.S. Customs Regulations; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Regulations; Foreign Assets Control Regulations; Foreign Trade Regulations; Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA); and UK Bribery Act, NISPOM, and Anti-Boycott Regulations.
This representation includes defense contractors and subcontractors, manufacturers, exporters, and importers with respect to licensing and compliance matters before the U.S. Department of State's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), the U. S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), the U.S. Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), U.S. Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (BATFE). He frequently conducts compliance investigations; prepares and submits voluntary disclosures to the DDTC and voluntary self-disclosures to BIS/OEE; determines export jurisdiction and classification for hardware, technical data, technology, and services subject to the ITAR and EAR; prepares and submits Commodity Jurisdiction Requests to the DDTC; and Commodity Classification Requests to the BIS.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Mr. Rolland was the director and associate general counsel for international trade compliance for United Technologies Corporation (UTC) Aerospace Systems - Aircraft Systems and was the director of international trade compliance for Goodrich Corporation (prior to UTC's acquisition of Goodrich Corporation). He held the position of deputy director of export/import licensing and compliance for Northrop Grumman Corporation's information technology sector and prior to joining Northrop Grumman Corporation, Mr. Rolland was in private practice representing small to large U.S. and non-U.S. multinational corporations with respect to international trade law (export controls), customs law, international taxation and corporate law, and international transportation matters.
Mr. Rolland earned his J.D. from Temple University, Beasley School of Law in 1999 and his B.A. in Spanish and Latin American literature from the University of Pennsylvania in 1996.
Mr. Rolland is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and New Jersey and before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. Court of International Trade in New York.
- Temple University, Beasley School of Law, 1999, J.D.
- University of Pennsylvania, 1996, B.A.