We help individuals and businesses comply with a full range of international trade regulations, meet immigration and visa requirements, and negotiate commercial agreements. We provide effective, cost-conscious legal advice. We're small enough to provide the personal attention and exceptional service you require, but large enough and experienced enough to tackle your most complex legal and business issues.
Don has long been a trusted advisor to individuals, companies and not-for-profit groups that must comply with international trade regulations, meet immigration and visa requirements or negotiate commercial agreements. He has served as senior counsel to Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, as international legal advisor to Kim & Chang in Seoul, Korea and as senior advisor at Albright Stonebridge Group in Washington.
Don is committed to public service. He served as Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary for International Security Affairs in the U.S. Department of State, as Counselor of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, and as Director of Legislative Affairs at the White House National Security Council. He was an intelligence officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve for nine years.
Don has published numerous articles on business, legal, and public policy issues, while serving as a commentator for CNN, MSNBC, Fox Business News, SkyNews, the Voice of America, the Wall Street Journal, and other leading media. In 2013, Bloomsbury published his critically acclaimed book on U.S.-China relations titled "The China Fallacy: How the U.S. Can Benefit from China's Rise and Avoid Another Cold War."
Don has been admitted to practice before the United States Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He is a certified arbitrator for the Office of Dispute Resolution of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and an Adjunct Fellow of Pacific Forum CSIS, an arm of the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He is a member of the Bar of the District of Columbia. He graduated with honors from Cornell University and the University of Chicago Law School.
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