Jay R. Kraemer

Jay R. Kraemer

  • Of Counsel
  • Corporate
  • Washington, DC
  • T:   +1.202.639.7060
  • F:   +1.202.639.7003
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Jay R. Kraemer is of counsel in the Corporate Department resident in Fried Frank's Washington, DC office.  He became a partner in 1981.

Mr. Kraemer's practice is focused on representing clients involved in obtaining approvals for exports from the United States (and re-exports abroad) of nuclear, munitions list, and dual-use equipment and technology, as well as in dealing with US economic sanctions regimes.  He has represented numerous clients in securing approvals for acquisitions of US companies engaged in various facets of nuclear supply and other sensitive activities.  He also counsels US clients in the export controls and sanctions aspects of acquiring foreign companies.  In addition, Mr. Kraemer has been active in legislative activity to protect clients' interests under the Export Administration Act.  His practice also encompasses international trade disputes before the United States Department of Commerce, the International Trade Commission and the Court of International Trade.

From 1996 through 2009, Mr. Kraemer was an Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, teaching a graduate level course in US export controls.  Mr. Kraemer is now a guest lecturer in the course, focusing on nuclear export controls.


Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Kraemer served as law clerk to the Hon. James R. Miller, Jr., United States District Court for the District of Maryland.

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District of Columbia; Maryland

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The George Washington University, BA – 1970
  • With distinction
George Washington University Law School, JD – 1973
  • With highest honors


  • French
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