Darshak S. Dholakia


Darshak S. Dholakia


Washington, D.C. | 1900 K Street, NW, Washington, DC, United States of America 20006-1110
+1 202 261 3467 | +1 202 261 3333

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Darshak S. Dholakia primarily advises on compliance with international trade laws, including with respect to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other anti-corruption laws, the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the Part 110 and 810 nuclear export control regulations administered by the Department of Energy (DOE) and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), economic sanctions programs administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and related matters. Mr. Dholakia also advises clients in connection with transactions implicating national security reviews conducted by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Dholakia was an associate in the international trade and investment group of an international law firm.

  • Yale University, B.A., 2004, with Distinction
  • Columbia Law School, J.D., 2007
  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • South Asian Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Society of International Law
Speaking Engagements
  • Russia Sanctions Briefing  — Dechert Russia LLC, Moscow (February 1, 2018)
  • Implementation Day: Understanding the Impact of Changes to Iran Sanctions on Your Business — Dechert LLP, Washington, D.C. (January 21, 2016)
  • US Nuclear Export Controls and Proposed Changes to the Part 810 Regulations — DC American Nuclear Society, Washington, D.C. (February 7, 2013)
  • Anti-Corruption Compliance Concerns and Other Considerations for International Sales Activities — Medical Device Manufacturers Association Compliance Workshop, Waltham, MA (November 1, 2012)