Melanie Garcia’s practice focuses on economic sanctions (OFAC), international trade compliance (BIS), and advocacy before the Executive branch and Congress.

Melanie regularly advises US and multinational companies on matters related to US national security law and policy. As part of her practice, Melanie draws on her robust knowledge of relevant government regulations – including economic sanctions, export controls, and anti-boycott laws – to assist clients with complex compliance issues, including those that may result in investigations and enforcement actions or may require seeking authorization from relevant government agencies. Melanie frequently helps clients develop strategies to address the legal and political issues related to these matters. She provides timely and thoughtful advice to clients in a wide range of industries, including insurance, aerospace, financial services, and manufacturing.