Thad advises public and private companies on the legal considerations essential to successful business operations in a global marketplace. He focuses his practice on counseling clients on matters involving economic sanctions and embargoes (OFAC), the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and World Bank sanctionable practices, export and import controls (EAR, ITAR, and CBP), anti-boycott controls, and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). Thad supports international companies across a range of industries, including aviation, automotive, defense, energy, financial services, manufacturing, medical devices, oilfield services, professional services, research and development, retail, and technology. Beyond advising on day-to-day compliance matters, Thad regularly assists clients in investigations and enforcement actions brought by government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the U.S. Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the U.S. State Department Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the U.S. Commerce Department Bureau of Industry & Security (BIS), and the Securities & Exchange Commission.
Joined Bass, Berry & Sims in 2015.
JD, Boston College Law School (2000) - cum laude; BA, Princeton University (1995)