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Stephen F. Propst

Hogan Lovells US LLP
Washington, DC, USA

Stephen Propst's practice focuses on U.S. export control laws, economic sanctions, and international trade policy issues. He provides firm clients with advice and representation before the U.S. Departments of State, Treasury, and Commerce, as well as the International Trade Commission. Stephen also provides legal and policy advice with respect to legislative initiatives in the U.S. Congress that affect international trade matters.

Stephen has extensive experience in advising clients regarding a full range of regulatory issues under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). His experience includes developing and implementing trade compliance programs, drafting Technical Assistance Agreements and export license applications, preparing commodity jurisdiction and classification requests, conducting internal compliance reviews, and drafting voluntary disclosures.

Stephen has worked extensively with clients in the areas of aircraft, automotives, semiconductors, software development, chemicals, medical products, and higher education. He also has particular strength in advising telecommunications industry clients, including satellite manufacturers and operators, network equipment manufacturers, and telecommunications service providers.

Stephen is a member of the Board of Directors of Gifts for the Homeless, a non-profit charitable organization that donates money and clothing to benefit the homeless in the Washington, D.C. area.

Prior to joining Hogan & Hartson, Stephen worked for a health care research and consulting firm in Washington, D.C. In law school, he was a member of the Virginia Law Review and was awarded a Graduate Fellowship in the John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics. J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1998

M.P.P., Duke University, 1998
B.A., Princeton University, 1992

Member, American Bar Association (ABA)
Member, Section of International Law, ABA
Member, Export Controls and Economic Sanctions Committee, ABA
Member, Aerospace and Defense Industries Committee, ABA
Member, Society for International Affairs
Member, Sanctions Subcommittee, U.S. Department of State's Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy
Member, American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI)
Member, Board of Directors, Gifts for the Homeless


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