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 listed in Washington D.C. Super Lawyers magazine several times, including each year since 2010. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for International Trade and Finance Law (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 a previous co-chair of American Conference Institute Conferences on Export Controls and at events by the American Corporate Counsel Association, the U.S. International Trade Administration, Compliance Week and National Defense Industrial Association. 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.