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 transactional, trade, general corporate and public advocacy concerns.

She advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, with a focus on cross-border acquisitions and establishment of international operations. In the area of foreign trade, Gwendolyn advises clients regarding compliance with U.S. export regulations and sanctions programs, including product classifications, development of compliance programs, compliance audits, and compliance with OFAC regulations.

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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

  • 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.
  • Represents clients in international and domestic transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, and bank and other privatizations.
  • Advises clients on international trade and development matters, including the resolution of investment disputes, contracts, and trade policy issues.
  • Advises private sector and country government clients with regard to government strategies, before the executive and legislative branches of the United States Government and before non-governmental organizations in the United States.
  • "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
  • International Bar Association
  • “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)
  • "Business Ethics & the Equator Principles," Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, International Oil and Gas Law – Midstream Issues Course (October 1, 2013)
  • "Social Responsibility Issues," Panelist, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, International Oil and Gas Law – Midstream Issues Course (October 2, 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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  • Massachusetts
  • District of Columbia
  • Texas