Rebekah M. Jones is an associate in the international trade practice.
Practice & Background
Ms. Jones counsels clients on U.S. law and policy affecting international trade and business, including export control laws, sanction programs and foreign investment in the United States.
Relevant agencies and areas of law include:
- defense trade controls (ITAR) administered by the U.S. Department of State (DDTC)
- dual-use export controls (EAR) and antiboycott regulations administered by the U.S. Department of Commerce (BIS, OAC, Census)
- U.S. sanctions programs administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
- Exon-Florio, administered by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)
Ms. Jones received her J.D. with honors in 2009 from The George Washington University Law School, where she was a member of The George Washington International Law Review.
Ms. Jones has worked with clients in various industries, particularly aerospace and defense, to successfully:
- develop and implement compliance programs and strategies
- conduct internal reviews, audits and investigations
- prepare voluntary disclosures
- draft license and agreement applications and other submissions to relevant agencies
- conduct due diligence and advise clients on international trade related issues during mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.