Gwendolyn Wilber Jaramillo

Partner - Boston

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617.832.1224

617.832.7000

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Gwendolyn Jaramillo’s diversified international practice encompasses trade, transactional, general corporate and compliance concerns. Gwendolyn is co-chair of the firm’s International Business practice group and head of its Trade Sanctions and Export Controls practice. She is also a member of the firm’s Corporate Social Responsibility practice group.

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Education:

  • University of Chicago Law School, J.D., with honors, 2001
  • Swarthmore College, B.A. in Political Science, with distinction, 1996

Languages:

Spanish

Representative Experience

  • Represents clients in international and domestic transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, and bank and other privatizations.
  • Advises clients on strategies to address the challenges and manage the opportunities of globalization.
  • Advises clients, on issues related to the development, implementation, and review of codes of conduct, human rights and labor conditions, environmental stewardship, and rule of law matters.
  • Advises clients regarding compliance with the export regulations and sanctions programs of the United States, including product classifications, development of compliance programs, compliance audits, and compliance with OFAC regulations.
  • Advises clients on international trade and development matters, including the resolution of investment disputes, contracts, and trade policy issues.
  • “Banks and Human Rights: A Legal Analysis,” United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative and Foley Hoag LLP, Co-Author (with Amy Lehr, Sarah A. Altschuller, and Melissa Stewart, December 2015)
  • "Corporate Social Responsibility," Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Series, Co-Author (2013)
  • “Expert Q&A on Trends in Corporate Social Responsibility,” Practical Law Corporate & Securities, Co-Author (with Sarah Altschuller, September 2013)
  • Legislative Environment Makes Compliance Crucial for Corporate Social Responsibility Programs,” Natural Gas & Electricity (June 2012)
  • "Board Oversight and Corporate Social Responsibility: Obligations and Considerations," BNA Corporate Governance Report, Co-Author (with Sarah Altschuller, January 2012) 
  • "United States," chapter in CSR World: Jurisdictional Comparisons in the Law and Regulation of Corporate Social Responsibility, European Lawyer Reference, Co-Author (with Phil Rudolph, 2005)

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Involvement

  • American Bar Association
  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • “Sanctions Trends & Update:  Iran, Russia & Cuba,” Massachusetts Export Center & Associated Industries of Massachusetts Webinar (February 24, 2016)
  • “Anti-Corruption Laws,” Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Special Institute on Human Rights Law and the Extractive Industries (Panama City, February 19, 2016)
  • "Social Responsibility Issues," Panelist, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, International Oil and Gas Law – Midstream Issues Course (October 14, 2015)
  • "Business Ethics & the Equator Principles," Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, International Oil and Gas Law – Midstream Issues Course (October 13, 2015)
  • “Understanding the Proposed Export Control Rules on Revised Definitions and Cloud Computing,” Massachusetts Export Center Webinar (September 25, 2015)
  • "Social Responsibility Issues," Panelist, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, International Oil and Gas Law – Midstream Issues Course (October 1, 2014)
  • "Business Ethics & the Equator Principles," Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, International Oil and Gas Law – Midstream Issues Course (September 30, 2014)
  • “Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative,”   Panelist, University of Texas School of Law 2014 International Energy Transactions Conference (January 30, 2014)
  • “Countdown for Compliance: Transition Planning Under Export Control Reform,” Massachusetts Export Center & Associated Industries of Massachusetts Webinar (October 15, 2013)
  • "Social Responsibility Issues," Panelist, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, International Oil and Gas Law – Midstream Issues Course (October 2, 2013)
  • "Business Ethics & the Equator Principles," Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, International Oil and Gas Law – Midstream Issues Course (October 1, 2013)
  • “The Equator Principles: Project Finance and Emerging Sustainability Requirements,”   University of Texas School of Law 2013 International Energy Transactions Conference (January 18, 2013)
  • "Social Responsibility Issues," Panelist, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, International Oil and Gas Law – Midstream Issues Course (October 3, 2012)
  • "The Role of Corporate Social Responsibility in Today's Compliance World," Panelist, Institute for Energy Law of the Center for American and International Law, 63rd Annual Oil & Gas Law Conference (February 17, 2012)
  • "Denied Party Screening and Export Compliance Automation," Panelist, Massachusetts Export Center Compliance Alliance (November 3, 2011)
  • "Social Responsibility Issues," Panelist, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, International Oil and Gas Law – Midstream Issues Course (September 27, 2011)
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  • District of Columbia
  • Texas