Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
1200 Eighteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 730-1309
Of Counsel to Wiltshire & Grannis LLP since 2001, with a practice dealing primarily with international
trade and investment, particularly as affected by national security or foreign policy factors. Advises and
represents companies on export controls, trade sanctions and governmental review of foreign
investment into the United States.
Received his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley (Boa It Hall), where he was an editor
of the California Law Review. Practiced corporate securities law in a San Francisco law firm until taking a
position in Washington, D.C. as an attorney with the Agency for International Development, working on
support for private investment. Helped with the development of the legislation that established the
government-owned Overseas Private Investment Corporation, becoming Vice President and General
Counsel, a position that included line responsibility for dealing with hundreds of millions of dollars in
claims under political risk insurance policies during OPIC’s early years. Moved to the United States
Department of Commerce, where he headed the legal offices handling international investment and
export control matters.
Served as chairman of the International Law Division of the District of Columbia Bar, President of the
Washington Foreign Law Society and as a member of the Executive Council of the American Society of
International Law.
Has lectured frequently and has written extensively on international trade and investment subjects,
including serving for many years as co-chair of the Practising Law Institute annual program Coping with
U.S. Export Controls.
Resides in Annapolis, Maryland with his wife Susan Feahr Hunt.
January 2013