Kay C. Georgi

Kay C. Georgi Attorney International Trade ArentFox Schiff Washington DC
Partner and International Trade & Investment Practice Leader
Organization Profile
Professional Biography

Kay leads the International Trade group and has more than 32 years’ experience advising clients on all aspects of international trade, with particular capability in the areas of export control and sanctions, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and import (customs) matters.

Ranked as one of the nation’s leading International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions lawyers by Chambers USA, and as a leading international trade practitioner by Legal 500 and Expert Guides, Kay is known for helping large and small clients understand, comply with, and weather the investigation storms associated with the complicated set of US laws and regulations governing US exports and non-US re-exports of goods, software, services, and technology. She also has experience advising clients on issues involving trade agreements, including World Trade Organization (WTO) agreements. Some of Kay’s recent engagements:

  • Lead auditor in International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) audits conducted pursuant to the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) of the Department of State consent agreement/directed disclosures

  • Expert witness on the ITAR in international arbitration

  • Advisor to non-US companies responding to US criminal and civil government inquiries related to non-US trade in dual-use goods/services with US embargoed countries

  • Conduct global reviews of  Fortune 500 companies export and import compliance programs and provide training to those companies

  • Provide counseling and investigative experience and assistance in voluntary and directed disclosures to a wide range of industries

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