Josh Gelula

Josh Gelula

Senior Associate
Washington, D.C.

Email [email protected]​

Phone +1 202 637 6991

Fax +1 202 637 5910

Practice groupGlobal Regulatory

Josh Gelula advises clients on international trade and investment matters, including export controls, economic sanctions, and customs.

Josh focuses his practice on issues under the jurisdiction of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, Export Administration Regulations, U.S. sanctions laws, and U.S. customs regulations. His specific transactional guidance and compliance program assessments, designs, and implementations are informed by his diverse experience as in-house counsel for an international telecommunications company and as a global trade consultant in a large international accounting firm.

Josh helps clients across a range of industries, including automotive, defense, oil and gas, telecommunications, consumer products, life sciences, and heavy machinery. He shares his in-depth industry understanding by speaking and writing on the topic of international sanctions and export controls.

Education and admissions


LL.M., Chicago-Kent College of Law, high honors, 2012

J.D., University of Illinois College of Law, magna cum laude, 2010

B.A., The University of Chicago, general honors, 2005

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia


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