Metropolitan News-Enterprise


Friday, February 25, 2011


Page 3


Sheppard Mullin Partner Named to Export Post


By a MetNews Staff Writer


The U.S. Commerce Department yesterday announced that Los Angeles attorney Curt Dombek has been appointed to the Presidentís Export Council Subcommittee on Export Administration.

This subcommittee was chartered last June to advise the department on U.S. policies encouraging trade with all countries with which the country has diplomatic or trading relations, and of policies controlling trade for national security, foreign policy and short supply reasons, the release said.

Dombek is a partner with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton and a member of the firmís Government Contracts and Regulated Industries Practice Group. He advises multinational corporations in the telecommunications, computer hardware and software, aerospace and defense, energy, pharmaceutical, chemical, electronics and fashion and apparel industries on international regulatory issues, including civilian and military export controls, trade sanctions and blocking orders, Customs matters, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the USA Patriot Act, Free Trade Agreements, reviews of foreign investment in the United States and the antiboycott regulations, according to his firm biography.

The attorney graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1980 where he earned his law degree, also magna cum laude, in 1983.

He was admitted to the State Bar in 1984 and is also licensed to practice in Missouri and the District of Columbia.

Nelson Dong, a California attorney who is a partner with Dorsey & Whitney LLC and is based in the firmís Seattle office, was also named to the subcommittee.


Copyright 2011, Metropolitan News Company