Katelyn M. Hilferty helps clients navigate US export controls and customs laws, sanctioned country regulations, anti-money laundering regulations, and national security issues. She has experience with classification/jurisdiction analyses, license applications, compliance counseling, investigations, and voluntary disclosures under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations. Additionally, she has counseled clients on transactions before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US (CFIUS).
Katelyn also has experience with import-related matters under the jurisdiction of US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), including ruling requests, prior disclosures, protests of Customs seizures, and focused assessments.
In addition, Katelyn advises clients on US government contracting issues, such as federal procurement of commercial items and services. She helps ensure compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and agency supplements to the FAR such as the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). She has experience with both challenges to and defenses of contract awards at the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the US Court of Federal Claims (COFC). Katelyn also counsels clients in negotiations of federal government subcontracts. She is proficient in French.
Katelyn is a member of the Morgan Lewis CFIUS working group.
College of William & Mary, 2008, B.A., Cum Laude
The George Washington University Law School, 2013, J.D.
District of Columbia
Awards and Affiliations
Ranked Highly Commendable, Export Controls Law Firm of the Year, USA and Sanctions Law Firm of the Year, USA, WorldECR (2018)