WASHINGTON, D.C.—Leading Washington, DC law firm GKG Law, P.C. announced today that, effective January 1, 2021, Oliver M. Krischik has been elected as the firm’s newest principal. Krischik has been with the firm since 2017.
In his day-to-day practice, Krischik advises businesses, individuals, and non-profit organizations with issues surrounding trade law, economic sanctions, export controls, data privacy, GDPR, the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT), and financial regulations. He counsels his clients on trade compliance, licensing, and enforcement matters related to the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control and Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry & Security and Office of Antiboycott Compliance, and the Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls. He advises and educates clients on GDPR developments, implications, and proper compliance. In addition, he incorporates new for-profit and non-profit entities, drafts bylaws and related corporate governance documents, and applies for and obtains federal tax-exempt status for the firm’s tax-exempt clients and their affiliates. Krischik has represented U.S. and foreign clients in the agricultural, auto manufacturing, aviation, electronics, environmental, export/import, food, healthcare, medical, healthcare, workforce mobility, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, and travel sectors.