Wynn H. Segall focuses on export controls, economic sanctions and other foreign policy, international economic- and national security-based trade and investment controls. His clients include leading companies in the aerospace, agriculture, defense, energy, engineering and construction, entertainment, financial services, medical products, semiconductors and microprocessors, telecommunications and transportation industries.
Mr. Segall helps companies develop comprehensive international trade compliance programs. This includes assisting clients to resolve compliance, licensing and enforcement issues arising under the export control and sanctions laws administered by the U.S. departments of Commerce (Export Administration Regulations or EAR), State (International Traffic in Arms Regulations or ITAR) and Treasury (Office of Foreign Assets Control or OFAC), including the U.S. antiboycott laws, and issues arising under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Mr. Segall assists clients with strategic planning, risk management and initiatives to seize commercial opportunities while addressing challenges associated with global expansion in established and emerging markets in consideration of shifting political risks and the changing framework of bilateral and multilateral trade negotiations and agreements. In addition, he advises companies on U.S. national security-based foreign investment restrictions administered by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
Segall received his A.B. cum laude in history and religious studies from the University of Pennsylvania in 1983 and his M.Phil. in Arabic and Middle East politics from Oxford University (St. Antony's College, Thouron Fellow) in 1985. He received his J.D. from the University of Chicago in 1989.
Segall is admitted to the District of Columbia and New York Bars and a member of the American Bar Association, International Section. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He is a frequent author and speaker on export controls, economic sanctions, antibribery issues and related international trade compliance strategies.more » « less