Zoe Lensing counsels and represents clients in international trade and national security matters. She has assisted clients in navigating and understanding economic sanctions and export control issues, including sanctions regimes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the Export Administrations Regulations (EAR), and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). She has also represented clients seeking to engage in foreign direct investment and other transactions that implicate international trade concerns, such as review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), advised importers in various types of U.S. customs matters and litigation regarding duties imposed under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974, and assisted clients with internal investigations related to sanctions compliance and compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
Zoe also counsels clients and assists with internal investigations related to government contract-related regulatory requirements under the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), the Buy American Act, and the Trade Agreements Act and assists clients with False Claims Act (FCA) litigation and civil investigative demands.
Zoe has significant experience navigating compliance questions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including questions about international restrictions and U.S. state and local executive orders and guidance.
President Biden Issues Executive Order Modifying Restrictions on U.S. Investment in Chinese Military-Industrial Complex Companies
- George Mason University (J.D. magna cum laude 2019; B.A. in Global Affairs cum laude 2013)
- District of Columbia
- Legal Intern, U.S. Trade and Development Agency (Summer 2017)