Matthew Rabinowitz, a Washington, DC-based International Trade counsel at Pillsbury, has been selected as a finalist for “Young Practitioner of the Year” in WorldECR’s 2021 Awards.

In its 2021 awards ceremony, WorldECR, The Journal of Export Controls and Sanctions, will recognize the achievements of export controls and sanctions professionals. Rabinowitz is one of five finalists selected for the Young Practitioner of the Year Award.

Recognized by The Legal 500 U.S. as a “Rising Star” in international trade, Rabinowitz advises U.S. and international companies across multiple industries on compliance with import/export regulations, anti-corruption laws and OFAC sanctions. He also assists U.S. sellers and foreign buyers in obtaining clearances from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS), with a particular focus on China-related transactions. Rabinowitz is currently a member of the Law360 International Trade Editorial Advisory Board and is a regular contributor to Pillsbury’s Global Trade and Sanctions blog—a critical resource for those following the latest developments in international trade. In addition, Rabinowitz has spoken on CFIUS and trade matters both domestically and internationally, including presenting on U.S. export controls at the ACC Airline Conference in London and on CFIUS at the German/Chinese M&A Conference in Dusseldorf, Germany. Read more here.