Practice Area Overview

International Regulatory Attorneys

Whether your company is involved in aviation, shipping or another international industry, it is important to understand the applicable laws and ensure that your organization is protected from risk. At Kirstein & Young, PLLC, partners Joanne Young and David Kirstein each have over 30 years of experience in international law.

Call +1-202-331-3348 or contact the firm online to schedule an appointment to discuss your legal concerns.

The firm has extensive experience, including the following areas:

Aviation Legal Services

Located in Washington, DC, the partners at Kirstein & Young, PLLC have focused on domestic and international aviation law for over three decades. The firm focuses primarily on:

  • Domestic and international aviation issues
  • General aviation
  • Aviation licensing
  • Litigation matters
  • Commercial transactions
  • Regulatory proceedings

Homeland Security and Export Controls

Companies engaged in international transactions must understand and abide by the laws of not only their country of domicile but also the countries in which they are doing business, in order to avoid fines and penalties. The firm will guide you through the legal regulatory processes involved in international business such as:

  • Export license applications, transfers and amendments
  • Export controls investigations and enforcement proceedings
  • Export requirements under the Export Administration Regulations
  • Requirements under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations
  • Creating compliance programs
  • Compliance audits and reviews

The firm has extensive experience with Homeland Security, customs and immigration matters, including compliance and enforcement. They will work with you to resolve regulatory compliance issues with the Transportation Security Administration.

Shipping Concerns

It is important to follow the rules and regulations of every country in which your company does business. At Kirstein & Young, PLLC, the attorneys are dedicated to advising clients regarding interpretation of treaties, administrative and admiralty matters, antitrust and competition issues, and international shipping agreement issues for shippers and governments. The firm also provides knowledgeable counsel on commercial agreements, international commercial transactions, licensing issues, and ship lease and purchase agreements.

Department of Transportation Administrations

The attorneys at Kirstein & Young, PLLC advise and represent clients in a wide range of matters before DOT administrations including e.g. the Federal Railroad Administration, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.

Antitrust Protection

Clients often come to the firm worried about how a potential merger or acquisition will be affected by antitrust laws. The lawyers have extensive experience with antitrust investigations and enforcement proceedings, both civil and criminal. They will also create a compliance program that meets the Department of Justice guidelines.

International Privacy Law

As experienced aviation lawyers, attorneys Kirstein and Young have extensive knowledge regarding international privacy laws. They work with clients to create compliance programs that ensure all applicable domestic and foreign privacy laws are followed.

The firm also conducts privacy compliance reviews and audits to help clients determine exposure to risks.

Legislative and Public Policy Matters

Kirstein & Young, PLLC advocates for clients regarding transportation related legislation before the U.S. Congress, and offers these services:

  • Drafting legislative language
  • Preparing client testimony
  • Monitoring legislative, administrative and executive developments

The attorneys also advise clients regarding corporate strategy as it relates to the legislation.

Government Contracts

Kirstein & Young, PLLC, works with private companies throughout the world to solicit government contracts. The firm will work with you to create effective proposals and advise you throughout the bidding process.

Put Three Decades of Experience to Work for You

Kirstein & Young, PLLC has an office located on K Street in Washington, DC. The firm represents clients throughout the world regarding a variety of international regulatory issues. Call +1-202-331-3348 or contact the firm online to schedule an appointment with an experienced attorney.

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Kirstein & Young, PLLC | Attorneys at Law

1750 K. Street NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20006

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