Jacob Dweck: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Jacob Dweck

Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Energy
  • Environmental & Commodities
  • Commodities Enforcement & Investigations
  • Regulatory & Compliance
  • Policy & Government Affairs
  • Bankruptcy
  • Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
  • Restructuring & Creditors' Rights
  • Trading & Transactions
  • Energy & Commodities Derivatives
  • Energy Litigation
  • Renewable & Alternative Energy
  • Trade & Sanctions
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.383.0775
Fax: 202-637-3593
University City University of New York, B.A., magna cum laude Phi Beta Kappa
Law SchoolGeorgetown University Law Center, J.D. Topics Editor, Law and Policy in International Business
Admitted1976, District of Columbia; 1985, New York

Professional Activities
Director, Canadian American Business Council (2007-present)

BornJerusalem, Israel, February 19, 1951

Jake Dweck's diverse legal practice spans four decades and focuses on energy matters, including oil, natural gas and liquid natural gas, electric power, climate change, renewable resources and energy futures and derivatives. In each area, Jake helps major clients achieve solutions and strategies in all facets of energy-related transactions and commercial matters, regulatory and policy proceedings and dispute resolution.

Jake leads the Energy Practice Group's Government Enforcement and Investigations team, which conducts internal investigations for boards, audit committees and management. This team represents clients in connection with government investigations and enforcement matters, including proceedings before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Customs and Border Protection and other federal and state agencies.

Jake advises energy companies in their implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act requirements, including customizing trading compliance programs, manuals and other compliance activities. A member of the firm's Energy and Commodities Derivatives team, he leads compliance engagements by some of the largest energy companies, including integrated concerns, producers, midstream businesses and others.

Jake also leads the firm's trade and sanctions practice, counseling energy companies on import and export issues. His work encompasses U.S. trade sanctions and OFAC, antiboycott regulations, antibribery laws (FCPA) and other laws and regulations affecting international transactions.

Selected Experience
Sutherland represents Board of Directors of an energy services company in an internal investigation of certain trading losses.
Sutherland conducts internal investigation into shale gas trading losses for asset management company.
Sutherland represents corporate officer in FERC investigation.

Awards and Rankings

Recipient, Burton Award for Legal Achievement for ”Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Litigation After the Energy Policy Act of 2005,“ Energy Law Journal (November 14, 2006) (2007)

Recognized as Groundbreaking Lawyer by Public Utilities Fortnightly for his work serving clients in the LNG industry (November 2009) (Also at Houston, TX)

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Office Information

Jacob Dweck

700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700
WashingtonDC 20001-3980


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