Tamer Soliman is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Washington, DC, and Dubai offices and the global head of the firm’s export control and sanctions practice. He advises corporate and government clients on a wide range of international trade issues governing cross-border investments, joint ventures and sales, manufacturing and the development of emerging technologies.
His practice focuses on export control, sanctions and related national security restrictions on trade. For over two decades, he has handled complex export control and sanctions regulatory issues and enforcement proceedings spanning multiple jurisdictions. He advises clients in a wide range of industries, including aerospace and defence, sovereign wealth and investment funds, financial services, private equity, internet technology and logistics.
Prior to joining Mayer Brown in 2017, Tamer spearheaded the international expansion of the export control and sanctions practice at another prominent international law firm based in Washington. He is known for handling cutting-edge issues involving application of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, Export Administration Regulations and sanctions laws to both US and non-US entities and has successfully advised boards, audit committees and companies in high-stakes investigations and enforcement actions. Tamer has successfully defended both US and non-US companies in multi-agency, data-intensive investigations under applicable export control and sanctions laws.