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K&L Gates Adds Ex-CIA Intelligence Officer Guillermo Christensen

Aug. 3, 2022, 5:04 PM

Guillermo Christensen has joined K&L Gates as a partner in the antitrust, competition, and trade regulation practice in Washington, the firm said Wednesday.

Christensen, who was the managing partner of Ice Miller’s DC office, focuses on economic sanctions and embargoes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control, according to K&L Gates. He also specializes in cybersecurity and data privacy challenges, the firm said.

Christensen was also an intelligence officer with the CIA for 15 years before beginning his career as a lawyer, K&L Gates said. He has served as the national intelligence fellow in New York and the science and technology adviser to the US mission to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris.

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