Amy Josselyn is an associate in the National Security, CFIUS, Sanctions + Export Controls Group in Morrison & Foerster’s Washington, D.C. office.
Ms. Josselyn draws upon 15 years of experience in the U.S. Intelligence Community to advise clients on national security regulatory compliance and transactional matters. Ms. Josselyn’s practice focuses on U.S. foreign investment approvals involving the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), and related compliance regimes including Department of Defense foreign ownership, control and influence (FOCI) mitigation under the National Industrial Security Program; the Export Administration Regulations (EAR); the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR); and U.S. sanctions and embargoes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Josselyn served in the U.S. government at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) in a variety of positions, including as an imagery analyst, branch chief, and the Senior NGA Representative to the National Intelligence Council. Ms. Josselyn also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Charles F. Lettow at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and worked as an associate on national security matters at another law firm.
Ms. Josselyn graduated magna cum laude from the George Mason University School of Law, where she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the George Mason Law Review. She also completed a Master of Arts degree in National Security Studies from Georgetown University, where she graduated with high honors. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from Florida State University.
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