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Claire DeLelle advises clients on a wide range of US litigation risks and litigates international disputes in US federal and state courts at the appellate and trial court levels. She specializes in representing foreign and foreign-sovereign clients, particularly clients based in the Middle East and Africa, as well as international financial institutions in complex commercial litigations brought under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act and the Anti-Terrorism Act.
Claire has a breadth of trial experience, including defending a former CEO, extradited from the United Kingdom, in a US criminal jury trial and securing a multi-million dollar trial verdict on behalf of an internet start-up client whose trade secrets were misappropriated.
Claire also represents domestic and foreign companies and individuals in civil and criminal investigations under the US antitrust laws and the US economic sanctions laws and regulations, with a particular focus on the Iran sanctions program, administered and enforced by Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). Claire is the hiring partner for the Washington, DC office.
Last updated october 2018