11.14.2011 Jahna Hartwig Joins Williams Mullen’s International Team Williams Mullen announced today that Jahna Hartwig has joined the firm as a partner in the law firm’s Washington, D.C. office. She is a member of the International Team, where she will provide guidance in the areas of export controls and international trade law and counsel industry clients on matters before the U.S. Departments of Commerce, State and Treasury.
Prior to joining Williams Mullen, Ms. Hartwig was Associate General Counsel at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, where she was responsible for export controls and international matters at the laboratory and managed the International Trade Compliance Program.
Ms. Hartwig also worked as an Associate at Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP and at Kaye Scholer LLP, specializing in international trade, including countervailing and antidumping duties and customs cases and export controls. She has represented clients on matters before the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Treasury Department, the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. International Trade Commission, the U.S. Court of International Trade, the NAFTA Panels and the World Trade Organization.
Ms. Hartwig is a member of the Defense Trade Advisory Group, the Federal Advisory Committee that advises the State Department’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs on issues involving U.S. laws, policies and regulations for munitions exports. She is also the immediate past co-chair of the Export Controls and Economic Sanctions Committee of the American Bar Association Section of International Law.
Ms. Hartwig earned her B.A. in International Affairs from George Washington University in 1992, where she was a National Merit Scholar and a Presidential Honor Scholar, and received her M.A. in International Affairs in 1996 from the same university. In 1999, Ms. Hartwig earned her J.D., with honors, from the George Washington University Law School.
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