Jonathan Wang is an associate in the Governmental Practice in the firm's Washington D.C. office.
Areas of Practice
His primary areas of practice are in compliance counseling, investigations, public policy, and cross-border transactional work involving export controls, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR); customs and imports; economic sanctions and embargoes, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA); antidumping and countervailing duties (AD/CVD); and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
During law school as an evening student, Jonathan served full time in the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts Legislative Affairs Office. While there, he monitored and evaluated legislation impacting the federal judiciary and assisted in the preparation of witnesses appearing before Congress. In addition, he served as an intern for the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps in the government contracts litigation department aiding in a 400-million-dollar contract dispute and guiding the client on agency obligations to review past performance information. Jonathan also was a research assistant for the Georgetown Law Journal Annual Review of Criminal Procedure.
Jonathan’s prior investigative experience comes from his time before law school as a researcher for the South Carolina Democratic Party where he investigated political candidates by synthesizing financial and legal records, campaign finance reports, news clips and votes into opposition research reports.
Prepared and submitted a prior disclosure and protest for a global water control systems and plumbing solutions company resulting in successful refunds
Advised a global water control systems and plumbing solutions company on country of origin for a line of products
Assisted a leading produce supplier respond to a CBP seizure notice
Assisted a bottling company in AD/CVD proceedings concerning certain PET resin
Advised a company operating unmanned surface vehicles on export control classification
Global Trade Law Blog
- "OFAC Continues Focus on Virtual Currency Industry with Announced Settlement with Payward, Inc.," November 29, 2022
- "China Tariffs: Opportunity to Request Modifications," November 17, 2022
- "Bribes, Bitcoin and Obstruction: DOJ Announces Charges Against Chinese Agents for Trying to Impede Investigation of Huawei," October 27, 2022
- "China Tariffs: USTR Requests Comments for Review of Section 301 Tariffs," October 17, 2022
- "OFAC Announces Hefty Settlement with Virtual Currency Exchange / Hosted Wallet Services Provider," October 11, 2022
- "OFAC Issues Sanctions Compliance Guidance for Instant Payment Systems," October 11, 2022
- "U.S. and Allies Impose Additional Russia Sanctions After Sham Annexations," October 6, 2022
- "Commerce Department Adds Guardrails Against Stockpiling of Certain Solar Cells and Modules During Temporary Waiver of AD/CVD Duties," September 27, 2022
- "DOJ Issues Report on Efforts to Combat Digital Asset Criminal Activity and Announces Designated Prosecutors to Support," September 27, 2022
- "Novel Sanctions Against Business-Related Services Connected to Russia and Additional Export Restrictions," May 11, 2022
- "Additional Import and Export Restrictions in Response to Russia’s Aggression in Ukraine," April 13, 2022
- "The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act: Congress Finally Takes Action," December 16, 2021
- "Sanctions Compliance for Crypto: OFAC Issues Guidance Targeting Virtual Currency Industry," October 21, 2021
J.D., Georgetown Law, 2021, Order of Coif, magna cum laude
B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 2013
- District of Columbia