Roszel Thomsen

Partner at Thomsen & Burke (Baltimore, MD)

ROSZEL C. THOMSEN II is a partner in the law firm of Thomsen and Burke LLP, with offices in Washington, DC and Baltimore, Maryland.  Mr. Thomsen concentrates on international trade and investment law, with emphasis on representing information technology and life sciences companies and their trade associations in regulatory, legislative and enforcement matters. Active in many government-industry partnerships, Mr. Thomsen currently is a member of the Steering Committee on the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Information Technology Study Group, as well as a member of the U.S. Commerce Department, Bureau of Industry and Security’s Information Systems Technical Advisory Committee.  Mr. Thomsen also has participated twice as an Industry Representative on the United States Delegation to the Wassenaar Arrangement on Dual Use Export Controls in Vienna, Austria.  In recent years, Mr. Thomsen has participated in bilateral discussions with the governments of China, India and the Russian Federation in connection with their development of trade controls with respect to cryptography. Mr. Thomsen is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, a co-author of United States Export Controls, and an editor of the Journal of Internet Law. He has lectured at many universities, trade associations and other conferences on trade controls, in general, and cryptography, in particular.