Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP announced today that Michael T. Gershberg joined the Firm as special counsel in the International Trade and Investment Practice, resident in the Washington, DC office.
“Michael’s cross-border perspective and deep experience will be an asset to our clients as they navigate their most complex international regulatory matters,” said Mario Mancuso, head of Fried Frank’s International Trade and Investment Practice. “As the ongoing globalization of commercial activity creates new challenges and opportunities, our team is positioned to provide advice that draws on deep knowledge of the law, policy acuity and sound business judgment.”
Mr. Gershberg's practice focuses on the representation of foreign and domestic clients regarding the application of economic sanctions and export control laws and regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and economic sanctions administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). He also represents companies in national security reviews of foreign investments before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), and advises clients on their obligations under anti-money laundering and anti-boycott rules.
Prior to joining Fried Frank, Mr. Gershberg was of counsel at a large international firm. He received a JD, cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 2003 and a BA, magna cum laude, from Yale University in 1999. Mr. Gershberg is admitted to practice in New York, the District of Columbia, the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the US Court of International Trade.