WASHINGTON, DC, August 23, 2018: Morgan Lewis has been recognized for its international trade and national security practice by WorldECR, a leading journal covering developments in export controls and international economic sanctions, as part of its 2018 awards. The firm earned recognition as “Highly Commendable” in the “Export Controls Law Firm of the Year, USA” and “Sanctions Law Firm of the Year, USA” categories.
WorldECR noted Morgan Lewis’s “in-depth knowledge and experience in advising clients on US export controls, sanctions requirements, and compliance” in a variety of industries, including aerospace, chemical, defense, energy, financial services, nuclear, private equity, and venture capital. Morgan Lewis partner Giovanna M. Cinelli, leader of the international trade and national security practice, was highlighted for her depth and experience as were partners Kenneth J. Nunnenkamp and Margaret M. Gatti and of counsel Marynell DeVaughn, who were identified for their outstanding work in this space. This honor recognizes the level of skill the practice reflects and notes the comprehensive mix of knowledge, experience, practicality, and nuances the practice brings to client issues.
Morgan Lewis’s international trade and national security team advises clients on all aspects of internal investigations, resolution of enforcement matters, and government investigations involving international trade and national security issues. With a cross-border team of professionals who understand the intricacies of navigating global investigations, team members help clients investigate and resolve matters under US export and import laws. The practice also counsels clients on due diligence, licensing, compliance, and national security issues affecting the movement of products, technology, and people engaged in activities subject to regulation.