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Notable practitioners

Benjamin Powell "understands national security issues," say sources, who also highlight his "effective evaluations." He regularly handles CFIUS filings on behalf of a range of clients, as part of a broader practice that also sees him advise on cybersecurity matters.

The "spectacular" Charlene Barshefsky is sought after for her expertise relating to trade negotiations. Clients describe her as "responsive, smart, connected and strategic."

Jason Chipman assists clients with complex CFIUS issues relating to transactions. Of late, he was a part of the team advising Lexmark on national security matters concerning its sale to a Chinese consortium.

Naboth van den Broek often advises on WTO trade disputes, as well as advising on policy, market access and investment issues. His client base includes sovereign governments and multinational corporations.

Robert Novick is a highly respected figure in the trade remedy and trade policy arenas and is often seen advising on market access issues, government relations and litigation strategies. Commentators describe him as "extraordinary" and "every bit as good as his reputation."

Ronald Meltzer has "great knowledge about export controls and economic sanctions" and is a "pleasure to work with," according to commentators. He has a wealth of experience in compliance and enforcement matters, and is "very thoughtful and solutions-oriented."