Washington, DC, August 15, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Today, international trade law firm Jacobson Burton PLLC added leading international sanctions lawyer Glen N. Kelley as a member, opening a New York office and changing the name of the firm to Jacobson Burton Kelley PLLC.
Glen has 14 years of experience in US economic and financial sanctions, trade controls, anti-corruption and anti-money laundering law. He advises financial institutions, private equity firms, and companies across a range of sectors including oil and gas, defense, automotive, aviation, manufacturing, chemicals, food and pharmaceuticals.
At Jacobson Burton Kelley, Glen will work in tandem with fellow members Douglas N. Jacobson and Michael L. Burton to advise US and non-US companies and financial institutions on compliance, transactional and enforcement matters.
Michael Burton said, “Glen is a first-rate sanctions and trade controls practitioner with a depth and breadth of experience that complements and builds upon our existing offering.” Michael added, “I know that our clients will find, as Doug and I have, that Glen is a capable, effective advisor who is always a pleasure to work with.”
“I have known and worked with Glen for many years and I am tremendously pleased that he is joining our firm,” said managing partner Doug Jacobson. “With our combined experience, and the opening of our New York office, we are now even better able to provide our clients with efficient and cost-effective solutions to their most complex trade law issues.”
Commenting on his move to Jacobson Burton Kelley, Glen said, “I welcome the opportunity to join two of the most experienced and well known export controls and sanctions practitioners in the US. I look forward to working closely with Doug and Michael to help our clients navigate the ever more challenging requirements of US sanctions and trade law.”
Glen was previously the chair of the regional leaders of the global sanctions and trade group of a leading international law firm. He has also served as an Attorney Adviser in the US Department of State, receiving Honor Awards for his work on matters involving Iran and Iraq.
About the Firm
Jacobson Burton Kelley PLLC is a Washington, DC and New York based international trade law firm that advises US and non-US companies and financial institutions on international trade law. Our practice includes export controls, economic and trade sanctions, US customs, imports and trade remedies, anti-bribery and anti-money laundering law, and other trade regulatory matters. We guide our clients through strategy, licensing, compliance and enforcement issues that arise in their business operations, exports and imports and cross-border transactions.
Jacobson Burton Kelley is a member of the Trusted Trade Alliance, and has a strategic alliance with Los Angeles-based attorney Abby Walsh, founder of the True Compliance Group.