Job Description

In House Counsel – Trade Compliance (Import/Export) – immediate opening for large global company. The responsibilities for this position will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Providing practical legal advice on international trade compliance law, including import laws and programs such as foreign trade zones and C-TPAT, and export laws and regulations such as classification, export and re-export issues, anti-boycott, embargoes, deemed export requirements, and licensing requirements
  • Collaboratively working with other associates in the Trade Compliance team, the legal Department and relevant Company business units as needed throughout the world
  • Leading a team of import and export compliance specialists
  • Analyzing and applying US trade law, and from time to time the laws of other countries, to company
  • Drafting, negotiating and reviewing trade terms contained in commercial agreements
  • Proactively tracking legislative, regulatory and administrative developments and providing clients with practical guidance and support on new compliance requirements
  • Drafting and maintaining policies and procedures related to trade compliance
  • Developing and providing training on subjects related to trade compliance, including duties, tariffs, foreign trade zones, trade sanctions, classifications, and anti-boycott compliance and other related topics

Required qualifications and experience for this position:

  • Member in good standing of at least one U.S. state bar
  • A minimum of 8 years with an in-house legal team and/or large commercial law firm (a history in both environments is preferred), with experience in regulatory and policy advice in the area of international trade compliance
  • IT or banking industry experience preferred
  • Experience with US regulators (e.g. OFAC, State Department, CBP)
  • Knowledge of U.S. import laws and programs, including Foreign Trade Zones and C-TPAT
  • Knowledge of U.S. export control regulations, including ITAR, EAR, and OFAC regulations
  • Experience advising clients on compliance with US export controls, trade and economic sanctions, and anti-boycott controls
  • Experience advising clients on licensing, enforcement actions, internal investigations and audits, export classification, encryption, due diligence in mergers and acquisitions and on the design, implementation, and administration of compliance programs

If you have the requisite credentials, skills and experience for this position and would like to be considered, please send your resume and salary requirement to or click the link below to apply online:

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Atlanta GA
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