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OFAC Attorney

Company Overview

Price Benowitz, LLP is a mid-sized law firm headquartered in Washington, DC with offices and attorneys throughout Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia. The firm handles many areas of law including criminal defense, personal injury, medical malpractice, immigration, trusts and estates, family, OFAC, business transactional and whistleblower law. 

Our firm was built on the understanding that comprehensive representation does not begin and end in the courtroom. We know that just having sound legal counsel does not translate to a comprehensive and satisfactory experience for a client. We want our clients to be satisfied with their choice of firm, not just in their choice of attorney. Our client service and support staff are dedicated to making the experience of retaining an attorney as smooth as possible and ensuring that no client ever has a question or concern that goes unanswered. It doesn’t matter how good an attorney is if they don’t pay close attention to the wants and needs of the client. We want to make sure that each of our clients is as happy with the experience they have with our firm as they are with the ultimate result in his or her case.

Job Summary

Price Benowitz, LLP is currently seeking experienced attorney for the firms OFAC and economic sanctions practice group. This position is ideal for an attorney interested in joining an established firm, committed to growing a practice, organized, client-oriented and business-minded. This is a perfect opportunity for someone with a depth of knowledge and experience in the area of practice and can be very rewarding for the right candidate. The firm has multiple in-house resources, including an experienced in-house marketing and intake team, that heavily contributes to the success of the firm and its practice areas. The firm is passionate about finding attorneys who love what they do and are eager to perform well alongside a team of highly devoted and enthusiastic people. 

Sanctions experience should include drafting and submitting specific license applications and unblocking applications, representing clients in enforcement matters, providing compliance counseling to clients and developing compliance programs, and drafting and submitting voluntary self-disclosures (VSDs) on behalf of clients.The ideal candidate will be passionate about economic sanctions and show a demonstrated interest in the national security and foreign policy implications of US economic sanctions. Candidates should also have experience with or possess an understanding of export controls administered by BIS, FinCEN and BSA/AML regulations, and white collar and federal criminal defense issues.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must have significant experience with the OFAC and economic sanctions tasks listed above

  • Fluency in Farsi is a plus.

  • Must be barred and in good standing.

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