Brittany Henderson is an associate in the International Trade Group, and is a member of the Firm's CFIUS (Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States), sanctions, and export controls practices. She focuses her practice on international sanctions analyses, national security reviews before CFIUS, and export control license reviews before BIS (US Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security).
Brittany advises multinational corporate organizations on how to navigate sanctions imposed by OFAC (US Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control) and how to effectively maintain operations without violating the provisions. Brittany also has experience advising clients on how to navigate sanctions imposed by the United States and its allies against Russia in response to its invasion of Ukraine. Brittany additionally prepares and submits applications to procure licenses from BIS for clients wishing to export goods subject to the EAR (Export Administration Regulations). She also prepares the documentation necessary for both CFIUS and FOCI (foreign ownership, control, or influence) filings.
Brittany actively participates in the Firm's pro bono practice. She has conducted research on laws relating to women's reproductive rights in the United States on the state level and has served as a project manager for the compilation of a database tracking the laws of European countries relating to LGBTQA+ rights.
Prior to attending The George Washington University Law School, Brittany graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Politics with a focus on international security policy from Princeton University. She has completed internships in the United States and abroad focusing on grand strategy and international security policy.