Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 4, 2009
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. announced today that Douglas N. Jacobson, a seasoned international trade attorney, has joined the firm's Washington, D.C. office. Over his nearly two-decade career Mr. Jacobson has counseled clients from start-up companies to Fortune 500 corporations on a wide range of issues relating to export and import regulations, including those involving the aerospace, defense, electronic, industrial, consumer, medical and freight forwarding sectors. At ST&R he will continue to advise clients on complying with international trade laws and regulations on topics such as dual-use and defense export controls, economic sanctions and embargoes, customs and import matters, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, antiboycott matters, and antidumping and countervailing duties. He will also continue representing companies involved in export enforcement actions brought by various U.S. government agencies.
"I am very pleased to have the opportunity to join the country's premier international trade law firm and am looking forward to collaborating with my new colleagues on export controls and other international trade issues," Mr. Jacobson said.
"ST&R has a long and successful history of assisting its clients in export compliance," said ST&R Managing Partner Thomas G. Travis. "Adding someone of Doug's caliber and experience demonstrates our commitment to continually enhance the services we provide to companies doing business globally."
Mr. Jacobson holds a J.D. from The American University's Washington College of Law and a B.A. in government from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a member of the board of directors of, and legal counsel, to the National Council on International Trade Development. He is a member of the American Bar Association, serving on its Export Controls/Economic Sanctions and Customs Law committees, and the Customs and International Trade Bar Association. He is also actively involved in the Society of International Affairs and the American Association of Exporters and Importers.
Mr. Jacobson is the editor of International Trade Law News (http://www.tradelawnews.com), a Web-based compilation of news and information on export controls, imports, the FCPA, antidumping and other international trade matters. He is also a frequent speaker on international trade issues throughout the United States.
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. is a customs and international trade law firm concentrating in assisting clients with the global movement of goods, ideas and personnel and the setting of global trade policy. Its affiliated consulting company, Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services Inc., is a leading provider of trade-related management and consulting services to government and industry. Together the two firms have 11 offices in North America, South America and Asia staffed by nearly 500 customs and trade professionals. For more information about ST&R, please visit our Web site: http://www.strtrade.com.