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Alumnus Kevin Wolf ('92) Nominated to Dept. of Commerce

DECEMBER 18, 2009—President Obama has nominated Kevin Wolf ('92) for the position of Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration, the White House announced yesterday.

Wolf is a partner with Bryan Cave LLP, Washington, D.C., focusing on the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, sanctions administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control, export and antiboycott regulations, and multilateral trade controls. Since joining the firm in 1993, he has practiced in international and criminal law, international trade, and white collar defense and investigation.

He was Assistant Special Counsel to the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct from 1996-1997 and is a frequent speaker at international trade and corporate compliance conferences.

In addition to a J.D., Wolf completed an M.A. at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs in 1992.

The post of Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration falls within U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (formerly the Bureau of Export Administration), which is responsible for export control, treaty compliance, and strategic technology.

Portrait of Kevin Wolf

Kevin Wolf ('92)