Kay C. Georgi
is a member of the firm’s international practice. Kay has extensive experience in advising on export control and sanctions, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), import (customs), and trade remedy matters.
Kay has significant experience on export control matters, including advising clients on US and international laws relating to the export and import of defense articles, services and technologies, nuclear equipment and technologies and dual-use goods and technologies. She regularly represents clients before the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the Department of Commerce, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) of the Department of State, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the Department of Treasury. She is experienced in the management and resolution of licensing, commodity jurisdiction and classification requests, internal and external audits, voluntary disclosures and US government investigations. Kay also advises clients regarding compliance anti-corruption laws, including the FCPA, and assists in internal and US government investigations relating to the FCPA and commercial bribery. More recently, Kay has advised clients on compliance with US customs related laws and regulations administered by the Customs and Border Protections (CBP).
Kay has also represented clients in trade remedy cases before the International Trade Commission, the US Department of Commerce and the US courts, and in WTO matters, including section 301 proceedings before the USTR. She has also advised foreign governments on the implementation and interpretation of antidumping and countervailing duty laws; and counseled private and governmental clients on international and bilateral agreements.
Kay formerly was an Associate and Partner from 1989 to 2005 with Coudert Brothers LLP.
Kay is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA), Section of International Law and Practice, and serves as Co-chair of the ABA Export Controls & Economic Sanctions Committee. She is also a member of the New York State Bar Association.
Kay has been recognized by Chambers USA
as one of the nation’s leading International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions lawyers. Kay has also been recognized as a leading international trade practitioner by Legal 500
and Expert Guides
Bar and Court Admissions
District of Columbia Bar
New York Bar
US Court of International Trade
US Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
US Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
US Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
Cornell Law School, JD, international legal affairs (summa cum laude), 1989
Cornell University, BA, classics and archeology (distinction), 1985