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Seth Atkisson is an associate in King & Spalding’s Government Matters practice group and is part of the International Trade team.  He practices in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office where he advises clients on all aspects of economic sanctions, export controls, anti-money laundering measures, and business transactions before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).  

In the course of Seth’s practice, he represents clients before a number of governmental bodies including the Department of Justice, the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), and the Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC).

In addition to Seth’s work before the government, he advises clients throughout the world on the design and implementation of compliance programs addressing his areas of expertise and has performed due diligence covering these areas in connection with many mergers, acquisitions, and capital markets transactions.     

Prior to joining the firm, Seth spent several years with a large international firm where he provided counsel on many of the same issues.

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J.D., J. Reuben Clark Law School

B.A., Brigham Young University

District of Columbia