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Tyra J. Walker draws on her background in legal analysis and policy advocacy to advise clients on a wide range of international trade issues in a rapidly changing world.
Tyra's practice includes trade remedy litigation, export controls and economic sanctions, customs, trade policy matters, and foreign investment reviews conducted by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
Tyra also works on a variety of pro bono matters ranging from immigration to voting rights, and remains actively engaged with the firm’s client-facing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) work.
While in law school, Tyra served as a student attorney for her school's Housing Law Clinic, assisting low-income clients facing eviction in the Greater Boston Area. She also interned for the Office of the General Counsel at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Tyra completed a Master in Public Policy, focusing on Democracy, Politics & Institutions and obtaining a certificate in Management, Leadership, and Decision Sciences.
Provided a major international supply chain and logistics provider with CFIUS-related guidance and advice on general national security risks.
Conducted critical technologies due diligence and mandatory filing program analyses in connection with M&A transactions for clients in the sustainable agriculture and automotive technology sectors.
Assisted a major international company in preparing a voluntary disclosure to the U.S. Department of State under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
Provided export control advice to major multinational petroleum corporation with respect to international joint ventures, and analyzed transactions under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).
Provided regulatory advice to major cryptocurrency exchange platform regarding OFAC, SEC, and FinCEN investigations.
Conducted due diligence on parties transacting with major international chemical company in light of economic sanctions restrictions on Myanmar.
Assisted in preparing OFAC license applications regarding a sanctioned party and the ability to receive U.S. funds for operations.
Provided Jones Act compliance advice to a major U.S. energy company engaged in offshore winds development.
- M.P.P., Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, 2020
- J.D., Harvard Law School, 2018
- B.A., Columbia University, 2012
- District of Columbia
- New York
- U.S. Court of International Trade