- International Practice
- International Trade
- Government Contracts, Investigations & International Trade
- Bid Protests
- The False Claims Act and Related "White Collar" Issues
- Contract Cost Accounting
- Exports and Export-Related Controls
- Foreign Corrupt Practices Act - FCPA
- Intellectual Property Rights Under Government Contracts
- Multiple Award Schedule Contracting
|University ||The College of William & Mary, B.A., cum laude, 2002|
|Law School||Wake Forest University, J.D., 2007 Fletcher Scholar, Editorial Staff, Wake Forest Law Review|
|Admitted||2007, Virginia; 2010, District of Columbia; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia; U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia; United States Fourth Circuit Court|
•American Bar Association - International Law Section, Appointed Vice-Chair of the Law Student, LLM & New Lawyer Outreach Committee, August 2012 - August 2013
•American Bar Association - International Law Section, Europe Committee
•Virginia State Bar Association - International Practice Section
Mr. Whitten is an International Trade associate in the Government Contracts, Investigations & International Trade Practice Group in the firm's Washington, D.C. office.
Areas of Practice
Mr. Whitten's practice focuses on international trade compliance and investigation work. He advises clients on detecting and deterring potential compliance issues with U.S. and international anti-corruption laws, export controls, and sanctions regulations. Mr. Whitten has also advised on anti-dumping, anti-boycott and Foreign Agent Registration Act compliance issues.
Before joining Sheppard Mullin, Mr. Whitten worked as an associate in the International Trade Group of another Washington D.C. firm. Prior to that experience, he clerked for the Hon. Samuel G. Wilson in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia.
Mr. Whitten was recently featured as the Young Lawyer Member Profile of the Month in the ABA Section of International Law June 2012 E-Update.
•Washington D.C. Rising Star, 2014
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