Eli Rymland-Kelly maintains an international trade practice focused on US national security laws including export controls, sanctions, anti-bribery/anti-corruption, and anti-boycott. He provides counsel to US and non-US companies on compliance with sanctions and export regulations promulgated by the Office of Foreign Assets Control, the Bureau of Industry and Security and the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls. Eli also advises clients on foreign investment matters before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States. Eli is admitted in California only; his practice is supervised by DC Bar members.
Eli assists clients operating in a variety of sectors, including energy, aerospace and defense, financial services and banking, higher education, insurance, manufacturing and transportation. With his clients, Eli handles merger and acquisition due diligence, prepares industry specific compliance programs and conducts internal investigations, both for purposes of compliance reviews and disclosure to US government agencies. Eli performs witness interviews, prepares reports for submission to US government agencies and regularly leads the fact gathering exercises.
Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law, 2017, J.D.
University of California, Santa Cruz, 2013, B.A., Business Management Economics