Sean Carlesimo

Sean Carlesimo

Associate, Washington, D.C.

Email sean.carlesimo@​

Phone +1 202 637 5589

Fax +1 202 637 5910

Practice groupRegulatory

Sean Carlesimo advises clients on a wide range of international trade matters, focusing on counseling companies navigating complex and dynamic export controls and economic sanctions against Iran, Russia/Crimea, Cuba, and Syria.

Sean translates complicated regulations and statutory regimes into practical advice for clients regarding U.S. economic sanctions, export controls, national security, anti-corruption law, and customs and assists clients navigating U.S. and Chinese government investigations. He also has arbitration experience and has litigated before the U.S. Court of International Trade and Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Sean advises companies across a range of industries, including telecommunications, energy, life sciences, steel, defense, and financial services.

Education and admissions


M.A., Johns Hopkins University, 2018

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2015

B.A., Boston College, 2008

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia


Court admissions

Court of International Trade

U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

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