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Timothy P  O'Toole

Timothy P O'Toole

Timothy P O’Toole has been conducting and leading large-scale defence investigations for over 20 years. His practice’s main focus is defending enforcement actions and conducting investigations involving the economic sanctions, export controls and anti-money laundering laws. His clients run the gamut, including US and non-US financial institutions and public companies in the aviation, insurance, logistics, manufacturing, and oil and gas sectors. Ranked as one of the nation’s leading international trade lawyers by both Chambers USA and The Legal 500, Mr O’Toole represents companies and individuals at all stages of the process, including defending enforcement actions brought by the US Department of Justice (DOJ), the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC), the State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) and the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS). He also provides companies and individuals with advice on compliance with the US economic sanctions, export controls and anti-money laundering laws, and interacts regularly with the DOJ, OFAC, the DDTC and the BIS in that capacity. Mr O’Toole has substantial experience dealing with criminal and civil regulators and extensive courtroom experience before judges and juries, having appeared in state and federal courts hundreds of times in a variety of civil and criminal proceedings.