Christer L.
Mossberg
Special Counsel

202.383.0711

Christer Mossberg’s practice centers on advising companies investing in U.S. businesses that own technologies classified as having national security implications. A member of Sutherland’s Corporate Practice Group, Christer works primarily in international trade and transactions, dispute resolution and general corporate law. He advises clients on all aspects of international business, including investment transactions in the United States and abroad, contracting with the federal government, international trade disputes, national security matters, technology transfers, homeland security issues, licensing of intellectual property, corporate compliance under export control regimes and other multilateral trade arrangements.

Christer counsels clients on the often complex issues that arise in the defense and government contract fields, including contract procurement, novations and terminations; national security review of foreign acquisitions; and structuring national security arrangements to meet concerns regarding foreign ownership, control and influence. He also helps Sutherland clients address licensing and compliance matters under International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and Office of Foreign Assets Control regulations. Christer has extensive experience helping companies conduct internal investigations and defend charges of export control violations. In recent years he has represented clients in the steel, nuclear energy, defense, aerospace and high-tech industries.

Professional Activities

Member, American Bar Association
Member, District of Columbia Bar
Member, New York State Bar Association

Education
  • J.D., University of California at Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall)
  • Ph.D., Indiana University Bloomington
  • B.A., Bates College
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • New York

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