Michael Goldstein

Associate, Washington, DC



Mike Goldstein is an International Trade associate located in the Firm's Washington, DC office. His practice focuses on international trade, including sanctions and export controls. Mike has experience advising clients on complex regulatory matters arising under the jurisdiction of the US Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), the US Department of State's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) and the US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).

Mike has experience advising on cross-border transactions and international supply chain issues, applying for sanctions and export licenses, analyzing the applicability of license exceptions and exemptions, advising on technical data transfers, and designing and implementing compliance programs and training. Mike also advises on sanctions and export controls compliance risks in cross-border mergers, acquisitions, and other financial transactions.

Mike has advised companies in a wide array of industries, including the defense and aerospace, semiconductor manufacturing, telecommunications, digital assets, life sciences, and automotive sectors.

Mike is actively involved in pro-bono initiatives at the Firm, including veteran’s appeals and prisoner's rights litigation. In law school, Mike was an Articles Editor for the Georgetown Journal of International Law. During law school he also interned for Judge Rudolph Contreras of the US District Court for the District of Columbia and the Department of Justice Office of Foreign Litigation. Prior to law school, Mike served as an Armor Officer in the US Army, stationed out of Fort Hood, Texas.

Bars and Courts
District of Columbia Bar
Bachelor of Arts
Tufts University
Juris Doctor
Georgetown University Law Center