Mario Torrico is an associate in the Government Contracts, Investigations, and International Trade Practice Group in the firm's Washington, D.C. office.
Mario focuses his practice on compliance counseling, investigations, and cross-border transactional work concerning international trade matters including customs, trade remedies, export controls, economic sanctions and embargoes, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and other areas of international trade law.
Prior to entering the private sector, he served as an International Attorney-Advisor at the U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA). While there, Mario advised the ITA on WTO agreements, foreign bribery (e.g., FCPA, OECD Antibribery Convention, UN Convention against Corruption, the UK Bribery Act, and more), preference programs (e.g., GSPs, AGOA, CBI), and other areas of international trade law.
Mario served as a judicial law clerk for the Connecticut Superior Court where he conducted legal research on civil matters (e.g., Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act, sovereign and statutory immunity, governmental immunity, and gender and pregnancy discrimination). As a law clerk with the U.S. Trade Representative, Office of the General Counsel, Mario prepared memoranda of law on articles 11 and 19 of the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures and supported the Interagency Trade Enforcement Center (ITEC) with research and analysis. Mario also served as a law clerk for the Federal Trade Commission, Office of International Affairs, assisting attorneys in prosecution of cases involving fraud by international corporate
Articles in the National Law Review database by Mario Andres Torrico