Export Controls Associate or Counsel

  • Job Reference: 1326773792-2
  • Date Posted: 16 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Crowell & Moring
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Salary: On Application

Job Description

Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with offices in the United States, Europe, MENA, and Asia that represents clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory and policy, and transactional and corporate matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation and government-facing matters, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Job Summary

Crowell & Moring LLP seeks a highly qualifiedAssociate or Counselto join its International Trade practice group, working from the Los Angeles, CA office.


Candidates must have 4-6 years of experience counseling clients with respect to U.S. export controls matters, with a particular emphasis on the Export Administration Regulations ( EAR ) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations ( ITAR ).

The ideal candidate will have some experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Performing jurisdiction and classification analyses
  • EAR experience should include encryption controls, and technology controls
  • Drafting license applications and Commodity Jurisdiction requests
  • Representing clients with respect to voluntary self-disclosures
  • Internal and government investigations related to export control concerns.

Prior work experience including performing M&A trade due diligence, economic sanctions and OFAC background, national security reviews by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS), and mitigation of foreign ownership, control, or influence (FOCI mitigation) for cleared U.S. contractors, is also a plus.

All candidates should have excellent academic and professional credentials as well as highly developed analytical, communication and writing skills. Candidates must be a member of the California Bar.

Additional Information

Our Firm is committed to fair and equitable compensation practice in accordance to applicable laws. The salary range for this position is $275,000 to $335,000. Additional compensation may include a discretionary bonus. Other benefits include healthcare, vision, dental, retirement, and all-purpose leave. The salary for this position may vary based on market data, an applicant's skills and prior experience, certain degrees and certifications, and other factors.

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