International Trade/Government Contracts Attorney

Job Title
International Trade/Government Contracts Attorney
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Washington,  DC
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About Us:

Lewis & Associates is committed to excellence. We make every effort to ensure the highest degree of professionalism and integrity in the staffing process. Helping companies overcome their staffing challenges, as well as assisting job seekers in finding the perfect position. We understand the demanding role of recruiting to source the highest level of professionals while incorporating proven, innovative, and successful recruiting techniques of the past, present, and future. Since your needs are constantly changing, we want to make getting the help you need as easy as possible. That is why we give you convenient ways to work with us. We are a sole source provider. Our office provides a wide range of employees.

Job Description:

Our client is a top rated law firm ranked at 35% of the US companies on the Wall Street Journal’s Billion Dollar Startup Club list use the firm. The firm has had 140 life sciences corporate partnering and licensing deals since 2000 with an aggregate value of $38 billion. Named to The Lawyer's Global Litigation 50. The firm has been the most active securities litigation defense practice in the US in 2015. 5x Law360 privacy group of the year; advised on 25+ data security incidents in 2016. 2015 American Lawyer Global Dispute of the Year: Commercial Arbitration. Diversity is embedded in the firm’s culture. They are dedicated to maintaining a truly diverse workplace that values and celebrates differences. Their commitment includes active and creative partnerships with clients and in local and national minority law organizations, diversity pipeline projects, law school diversity programs and community outreach.


We have an exciting opportunity for an Associate available in the International Trade and Government Contracts practice of a top Washington, DC law firm.  Attorneys with two to six years of experience are encouraged to apply.  Ideal candidates will have: (i) a high level of academic achievement from a nationally recognized law school, (ii) experience or interest in work with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”); (iii) experience or willingness to develop expertise in the related subjects of government contracts, export control, and internal investigations; and (iv) experience or interest in developing expertise in transactional support (i.e., M&A and structured investments).  In addition to CFIUS experience, specific experience with the following government entities is especially of interest: (i) the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”); (ii) the Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (“DDTC”); (iii) the Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”); and (iv) the Department of Defense’s Defense Security Service (“DSS”). EOE.

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