Nicholas Klein has significant experience advising clients on international trade and national security matters, including national security reviews before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), U.S. export controls, economic sanctions, and mitigation of foreign ownership, control or influence (FOCI) under industrial security regulations.

Nick has extensive experience representing clients with respect to complex national security and international trade aspects of mergers and acquisitions and other business transactions. He represents clients in the aerospace and defense, telecommunications, financial services, manufacturing, energy and technology sectors, among others.

Nick regularly counsels clients on complex compliance, licensing and enforcement matters related to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the embargoes and sanctions programs administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), federal firearms regulations, nuclear-related export controls, and anti-boycott regulations.

He represents corporations, boards of directors and individuals with internal investigations, voluntary disclosures and the resolution of administrative enforcement proceedings. He also assists companies with designing and implementing compliance programs and corporate policies regarding the international trade laws.

While in law school, Nick clerked at the Office of the United States Attorney and worked for Hon. Timothy M. Tymkovich and Hon. Neil M. Gorsuch, both of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Before attending law school, Nick was an officer and paratrooper in the United States Army, leading hundreds of counterterrorism and counterinsurgency combat operations in Iraq. He was a U.S. Army Ranger and an airborne jumpmaster.

Nick maintains an active pro bono practice advocating on behalf of military veterans.