March 3, 2021

Volume XI, Number 62

Joshua C. Zive

Josh Zive is a senior principal at Bracewell with an eclectic background in legislative and regulatory advocacy, campaign finance and ethics laws, strategic communications and issues related to international trade and economic sanctions. He works closely with associations and companies involved in legal and political controversies to craft and deliver arguments that can be successful with legal, political and public audiences. No matter the forum or the specific controversy, Josh strives to serve as trusted counsel for his clients and to provide timely and practical advice.

Josh is also skilled at working with clients on unique compliance matters related to Dodd-­Frank, international economic sanctions, and foreign investment laws. He has delivered presentations at anti-corruption seminars in the United States and abroad, and has helped leading international companies to develop training and compliance programs designed to prevent violations of U.S. and international trade laws, helped clients successfully navigate the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) process many times. Additionally, Josh works with a wide range of clients on issues involving political action committees (PACs), ethics and election law, and compliance with lobbying disclosure laws.

Josh joined Bracewell in 2002 after completing a legal education focused on litigation and a graduate education focused on persuasion and argument. Josh has provided expert commentary on matters involving legislation, political law, and international trade to a wide variety of media outlets, including the BBC, the Los Angeles TimesThe Wall Street Journal, and numerous legal and trade publications.


Articles in the National Law Review database by Joshua C. Zive