Tom McVey is the Chair of the International Section at Williams Mullen. He focuses his practice on international business law, including the Export Administration Regulations, ITAR, OFAC sanctions programs, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the anti-boycott laws and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). He also advises on cross-border and domestic business transactions including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, corporate compliance and international business planning. He was a member of the U.S. delegation to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), 23rd Plenary Session, 1990 – 1992.
 

Export Control Laws for the General Counsel
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Tom McVey is the Chair of the International Section at Williams Mullen. He focuses his practice on international business law, including the Export Administration Regulations, ITAR, OFAC sanctions programs, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the anti-boycott laws and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). He also advises on cross-border and domestic business transactions including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, corporate compliance and international business planning. He was a member of the U.S. delegation to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), 23rd Plenary Session, 1990 – 1992.

Tom has been named a Washington D.C. “Super Lawyers” by Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers magazine several times, including each year since 2010. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America© in the International Trade and Finance Law practice area (2010-present). He was also named to Washington SmartCEO’s inaugural list of Washington’s “Legal Elite” in 2007.

He is a regular speaker on international business topics including at numerous PLI Seminars on Advanced Corporate Compliance, as previous co-chair of American Conference Institute Conferences on Export Controls, at the International Law Institute, the American Management Association, the World Trade Institute and the American Association of Exporters and Importers. He is a contributing author to numerous treatises and publications including International Corporate Practice (Practicing Law Institute), Lexis Corporate Compliance Practice Guide (Matthew Bender/LexisNexis) and Corporate Legal Departments (Practicing Law Institute).

Tom received his Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia University, where he received the Caroline Phelps Stokes Award.

The International Business Planning Advisor


Tom has created a series of tools to assist businesses preparing to expand into foreign markets. Click to learn more!