Jeffrey Orenstein

Associate

Education

  • George Mason University School of Law, 2006, J.D., cum laude,

    George Mason Law Review - Executive Editor

  • University of Chicago, 1999, M.A.
  • Boston University, 1996, B.A., magna cum laude

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • District of Columbia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - First Circuit
  • State Court of Appeals - District of Columbia
  • Court of International Trade

Jeffrey is a member of the Global Regulatory Enforcement Group in the Washington, D.C. office. His practice focuses on international trade and transportation issues, including litigation and regulatory counsel in the areas of maritime law, crude oil exports, US sanctions and embargoes, customs regulations, export controls, railroad law, and commercial disputes involving trade and transportation.

Employment History

  • 2010 - Reed Smith
  • 2006 - Troutman Sanders, LLP
  • 2004 - U.S. House of Representatives, Judiciary Committee, Legal Intern
  • 2000 - Sotheby's, Claim Representative

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Maritime Law Association
  • Society for International Affairs 

Interests

Sailing, coaching and playing lacrosse, piano, and cycling.

Notable Quotes

  • Thomson Reuters quoted Mr. Orenstein in the article, Green Light for Some Would-Be US Oil Exporters, 27 January 2015.
  • The Oil & Gas Journal quoted Mr. Orenstein's article, BIS Lists Six Considerations for Condensate as a Potential Export, 2 January 2015.
  • Law360 interviewed and quoted Mr. Orenstein's in the article, Oil Export Guidance Turns Down Heat on U.S. Ban Debate, 7 January 2015.
  • The New York Supreme Court cited and quoted Mr. Orenstein’s article, Show Me the Monet: The Suitability of Product Disparagement to Art Experts, 13 GEO. MASON L. REV. 905 (2005), in Thome v. Alexander & Louisa Calder Foundation, 70 A.D.3d 88 (N.Y App.Div. 2009).
  • A New York trial court cited Show Me the Monet: The Suitability of Product Disparagement to Art Experts, 13 GEO. MASON L. REV. 905 (2005), in Kitchen v. Sothebys, 859 N.Y.S.2d 895, 895 (N.Y. Civ.Ct. 2008).