George Grammas is a partner in the global law practice of Squire Patton Boggs, where he chairs the firm’s International Trade Practice, focusing on trade compliance and national security matters across our global network in 20 countries and more than 40 offices. He is chair emeritus of the Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Industry Group.
George spends 100% of his time representing clients in export controls, sanctions, anticorruption, Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) clearance and other US and global international trade regulatory, compliance and national security matters. He serves as special counsel on transactions, providing export controls advice and guiding parties to CFIUS clearance. As compliance counsel, George offers creative and practical advice, solutions and training for companies operating in a wide range of countries, including in Europe, the Middle East and the Asia Pacific region. He also acts as defense counsel for companies in voluntary and directed disclosures and other enforcement matters.
Over the past 30 years of practice, George served as industry adviser to the US State Department through the Defense Trade Advisory Group; co-chair of the Joint Defense Trade Committee of the Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA) and the Aerospace Industries Association; chair of the export controls committee for CANEUS International; international trade counsel to the EIA; and legal adviser to the Society for International Affairs. Over the past 12 years, he has jointly organized and led with the Export Group for Aerospace, Defence and Dual-use (EGADD) annual US export controls training in the UK for non-US companies and, in recent years, led the Advanced US Export Controls Workshop at the UK Department for International Trade annual symposium organized by its Export Control Joint Unit.
Articles in the National Law Review database by George N. Grammas