Louis Rothberg represents US and international enterprises in export license compliance and national security-related matters. Clients seek his counsel in matters related to munitions and dual-use export controls, economic sanctions and embargoes, and acquisitions in the United States by foreign persons concerning the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). Louis has experience with ITAR and EAR export controls, and with domestic and non-US company compliance with Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations involving US embargoed countries and blocked entities.
Louis also advises clients on export control, technology transfer, and “Buy America” issues that arise in US Department of Defense contracts and antiboycott issues generally.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Louis spent more than 20 years handling export control and other national security-related matters for the US Department of Commerce and the United States Army. He has also served several terms on the steering committee of the District of Columbia Bar International Law Section.
Louis is a member of the Morgan Lewis CFIUS working group.
College of William & Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, 1975, J.D.
Georgetown University Law Center, 1988, LL.M.
State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1972, B.A.