Ginger T. Faulk



With nearly 15 years of experience, Ginger Faulk represents multinational companies in matters involving US government regulation of foreign trade and investment. She has extensive experience advising and representing global companies in the energy, defense, aerospace, telecommunication, software and other high-tech industries, counseling clients in matters arising under US sanctions, export controls, import and other national security and foreign policy trade-related regulations.

Before joining Eversheds Sutherland, Ginger worked for a global law firm where she represented multinational corporations in a variety of geographies and industry sectors, supporting clients in identifying, managing and addressing strategic, compliance and enforcement risks under various US trade laws and regulations. Specifically, Ginger is experienced in conducting large-scale compliance systems reviews, leading and responding to due diligence and systems reviews in major multinational M&A transactions, and advising and representing clients before the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the US Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), and US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in licensing and enforcement matters. She also regularly advises and represents buyers and sellers before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).

With a focus on the energy sector, Ginger has conducted expansive US economic sanctions, export controls and anticorruption investigations in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Latin America. She also advised clients under investigation by the US Department of Justice (DOJ), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).


Represents energy and technology companies before OFAC, BIS and DDTC in licensing and administrative enforcement matters.
Manages sanctions compliance risks for large commodity trading companies engaged in a high volume of trades with counterparties in every major region of the world.
Conducts internal investigations and represents companies and individuals in criminal sanctions investigations.
Leads large-scale sanctions compliance system reviews.
Leads and responds to sanctions regulatory due diligence reviews in major multinational M&A transactions.
Provides compliance advice, compliance benchmarking, compliance systems development and compliance training to a range of corporate audiences.
Negotiates sanctions compliance and related contract provisions in high-value, cross-border investment transactions.
Represents buyers and sellers before CFIUS, the Defense Security Service and the DDTC in US inbound foreign investment transactions.
Advises energy, technology and aerospace companies on export control (EAR and ITAR) compliance, classification, licensing and enforcement matters.


Legal Alerts

Legal Alert: US issues sanctions against Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA) (January 31, 2019)
Arising out of last week’s announcement by the United States to recognize the opposition government in Venezuela, on Monday the Treasury Department designated Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PdVSA), on ...

Legal Alert: OFAC intends to terminate sanctions on Russian aluminum giant RUSAL (December 21, 2018)
On December 19, 2018, the US Department of the Treasury notified Congress of its intention to terminate sanctions imposed on En+ Group plc (En+), as well as its subsidiaries, United Company RUSAL ...

Legal Alert: US reimposes sanctions against Iran’s energy sector despite European opposition (November 13, 2018)
As of November 5, 2018, US secondary sanctions against Iran are back in force, and more than 700 Iranian individuals and entities have been re-added or newly added to the US Specially Designated ...

Legal Alert: CFIUS mandates filings for range of foreign investments in critical technology companies (October 15, 2018)
Earlier than expected, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has announced new interim rules-effective November 10, 2018, pursuant to the recently enacted Foreign ...


Positioning your company to succeed in today’s challenging trade sanctions environment (Spring 2019)
Partnering Perspectives
With the US and other major economies volleying sanctions and counter-sanctions back and forth, the current international trade environment is characterized by the frequent issuance, updating, and ...


Partnering Perspectives: Insights from Inside and Outside the Corporate Law Department (Spring 2019)
We are pleased to present the Spring 2019 edition of Partnering Perspectives. In this issue, we bring you articles that we believe touch the day-to-day lives of many in-house counsel. Each of our ...


In the News

US Imports of Venezuelan Crude Likely Ended By Payment Rules: Analysts (January 29, 2019)
S&P Global
Eversheds Sutherland Partner Ginger Faulk is quoted in this S&P Global article discussing the recent US sanctions on PDVSA, a Venezuelan oil company, and the uncertainty it brings for future imports ...

President Ushers in New Sanctions Era with Iran Clampdown (November 2, 2018)
Eversheds Sutherland Partner Ginger Faulk is quoted in this Law360 article discussing the current administration’s course of action in regards to the Iran nuclear deal and what it could mean for ...

Eversheds Sutherland Nabs Trade Pro In DC (October 17, 2018)
Ginger Faulk is featured in this Law360 article for joining Eversheds Sutherland’s Energy and Infrastructure Practice Group as Partner in the Washington DC office. “What interested me about Eversheds ...

Press Releases

Eversheds Sutherland Strengthens International Trade and Energy Practice with Ginger Faulk (October 15, 2018)
WASHINGTON-Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP is pleased to announce that Ginger T. Faulk has joined the Energy & Infrastructure Practice Group as a partner in the Washington DC office to strengthen its ...

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Energy & Infrastructure
  • Commodities Enforcement & Investigations
  • Energy & Commodities Derivatives
  • Trade & Sanctions
  • Trading & Transactions
  • Policy & Government Affairs

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202.383.0981  Phone
University Attended:
Southern Methodist University, B.A., magna cum laude
Law School Attended:
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.; Member, Law & Policy in International Business
Year of First Admission:
District of Columbia

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