Douglas Jacobson
Law Offices of Douglas N. Jacobson, PLLC

1725 I Street, NW
Suite 300
Washington D.C. Metro Area, DC 20015, United States
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • International Law & Trade

Practice/Organization Description

Doug Jacobson has 20 years of experience representing companies on a wide range of international trade issues. He regularly counsels a wide range of companies on compliance with U.S. and multilateral regimes governing the export of dual-use items, software, technology, defense articles and humanitarian products, including the U.S. Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the various sanctions regulations administered by the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). He also has extensive experience with the U.S. antiboycott regulations and the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Doug regularly represents companies in enforcement proceedings conducted by the Departments of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) and OFAC.

He also has extensive experience with U.S. customs, antidumping and countervailing duty matters.

Doug is the author of a number of articles on international trade topics and is the editor and publisher of International Trade Law News (, a Web-based compilation of news and information on export controls, customs and other international trade issues.

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia; Maryland; U.S. Court of International Trade; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


B.A., University of Texas at Austin

J.D., American University, Washington College of Law

Professional Associations & Memberships

American Bar Association; American Association of Exporters and Importers; National Council on International Trade Development

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