Barbara D. Linney

Miller & Chevalier Chartered (Washington, DC)

BARBARA D. LINNEY, a partner in the International Department of Miller & Chevalier, has been advising U.S. and international clients on trade and business issues for 25 years.  Ms. Linney serves clients across a broad spectrum of industries, with particular focus on the defense, aerospace, oil and gas, and maritime industries.  Her practice involves representing clients before various federal agencies, including the Departments of Commerce, Defense, and State, as well as the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”).  Ms. Linney regularly advises clients on a wide-range of issues, including U.S. export and import controls imposed by the Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR); U.S. export controls imposed by the Export Administration Regulations (EAR); economic sanctions and trade embargoes administered by  OFAC and the Department of State, including the Iran Sanctions Act and other sanctions legislation; international economic sanctions imposed by the United Nations and the European Union and member nations; defense security requirements imposed by the Defense Security Service, including facility and personnel clearance requirements and compliance with the NISPOM; and proposed acquisitions under review by CFIUS and related national security issues.  Ms. Linney is admitted to practice law in Washington, D.C., and New York, as well as Alberta, Canada and the United Kingdom.  She is an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center, where she teaches Export Controls and Economic Sanctions, and a frequent speaker and writer on international trade and business issues.  She has been a recipient of Women in International Trade’s Lifetime Achievement Award.