Ashley E. Roberts

Ashley E. Roberts

Senior Associate
Washington, D.C.

Email [email protected]​

Phone +1 202 637 5637

Fax +1 202 637 5910

Practice groupGlobal Regulatory

Ashley Roberts provides clients with actionable advice on a variety of international trade matters.

Ashley's practice focuses on international trade and investment matters related to export controls and economic sanctions. She navigates trade control matters with clients before U.S. government agencies, including the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Commerce, and the U.S. Department of the Treasury. She has experience dealing with multiple sanctions programs administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and export control regulations under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Ashley helps clients successfully obtain licenses for EAR and ITAR-controlled items and obtain licenses from OFAC. She provides guidance to clients related to commodity jurisdiction and classification determinations, license applications, license exceptions, and exemptions. Ashley prepares and submits voluntary disclosures to the Departments of Commerce, State, and Treasury with her clients. Ashley also works with clients to conduct investigations and compliance audits related to export controls and sanctions issues.

Ashley also assists clients in all aspects of reviews before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States and counsels clients on new changes under the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (FIRRMA).

Ashley works with clients in various industries, including automotive, defense, telecommunications, satellite, life sciences, consumer, and education.

During law school, Ashley interned at the U.S. Department of Justice, National Security Division, and the U.S. Department of State, Office of the Legal Adviser. Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Ashley was an associate in a large international law firm where she focused on international trade and investment matters.

Education and admissions


J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2015

B.A., The George Washington University, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2010

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia

New York

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