Jason Wilcox

Special Counsel

[email protected]

Washington, D.C.

P: +1.202.639.7853 F: +1.202.508.9318
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Jason Wilcox's practice focuses on assisting clients with understanding and complying with complex legal regimes governing the international trade of goods, services, software and technology and cross-border investment.

Mr. Wilcox counsels clients in advisory and enforcement matters involving economic and trade sanctions administered by the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR), antiboycott laws, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and reviews conducted by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). Mr. Wilcox also advises clients on various U.S. customs issues, including classification and valuation, rules of origin, country-of-origin marking, antidumping and countervailing duties, U.S. government procurement and eligibility for special treatment under various trade agreements and special legislation. In this respect, Mr. Wilcox provides general compliance advice and transaction counseling, obtains licensing and other approvals, performs pre- and post-closing due diligence, formulates and reviews compliance policies and procedures, leads compliance training, conducts internal audits and investigations, prepares petitions and voluntary disclosures, and represents clients in administrative and enforcement proceedings.

In addition to his practice, Mr. Wilcox is involved in various initiatives aimed at advancing educational opportunities in his local community. Mr. Wilcox heads the firm's mentorship of high school students participating in the D.C. Street Law Program, which concentrates on providing students with necessary skills to become effective problem-solvers through their knowledge of legal principles. In recognition of this participation, the firm received an Outstanding Achievement Award from the Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs. Mr. Wilcox has also been appointed to serve on the City of Gaithersburg, MD Educational Enrichment Committee.

Mr. Wilcox was the firm's 2019 representative member for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellows Program, and was an inaugural recipient of the Baker Botts Excellence in Diversity and Community Engagement Award, presented to three lawyers who are committed to promoting diversity in the firm and in their communities.

Related Experience

  • U.S. building products manufacturer – disclosure to OFAC concerning exports of joint covers to Iran by foreign subsidiary
  • Russian financial institution – petition to OFAC for release of funds blocked pursuant to North Korea sanctions
  • Russian wholesale trader – petition to OFAC for release of funds blocked pursuant to Ukraine-/Russia-related sanctions
  • Russian oil and gas company – petition to OFAC for removal from sanctions list
  • U.S. beverage company – procurement of OFAC licenses for export of soft drink concentrate and water beverage mixture to Iran, Sudan and Syria
  • U.S. university – procurement of OFAC licenses for travel to Cuba for educational and professional research and organization and co-sponsorship of various conferences and workshops
  • U.S. health science center – procurement of OFAC license for collaboration with Iranian institutions and scientists on vaccine development
  • U.S. video game developer – procurement of OFAC licenses for provision of software and services to Iran and Syria
  • U.S. aerospace components companies – disclosures to BIS, DDTC and U.S. Census Bureau concerning exports of aircraft hinges to various countries
  • U.S. oilfield services company – disclosure to DDTC concerning exports of indicators and indicating switches to various countries
  • U.S. oilfield services company – disclosure to BIS concerning use of certificates of origin containing boycott language by foreign subsidiary
  • U.S. fastener manufacturer – disclosure to CBP concerning classification of imported steel plungers for values
  • U.S. oilfield services company – petition to U.S. International Trade Commission for temporary duty suspension on imported drill bits under Miscellaneous Tariff Bill
  • U.S. chemicals company – petition to CBP for cancellation of liquidated damage claim involving failure to comply with U.S. Food and Drug Administration Refusal of Admission
  • U.S. airline company – representation before U.S. Department of Agriculture concerning alleged violations of Plant Protection Act, Animal Health Protection Act, and Animal Welfare Act
  • U.S. air cargo carrier – petition to CBP for relief from Notices of Penalty relating to handling of inbound international mail
  • Dutch specialty chemicals company – representation before U.S. International Trade Commission in sunset review of antidumping order on purified carboxymethylcellouse from The Netherlands
  • Mexican profiles manufacturer – representation before International Trade Administration in administrative reviews of antidumping order on light-walled rectangular pipe and tube from Mexico
  • Spanish energy company – joint voluntary notice to CFIUS concerning acquisition of Canadian oil and gas exploration and production company, including U.S. subsidiary
  • U.S. aviation services company – joint voluntary notice to CFIUS concerning acquisition of company by Hong Kong aircraft engineering and maintenance company
  • U.S. aerospace tooling and machining company – joint voluntary notice to CFIUS concerning acquisition of company by funds owned by foreign persons


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