Helen Galloway is an associate on the International Trade & Regulatory Team. Helen advises clients on a variety of international trade matters, including economic and trade sanctions enforced by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), national security reviews of potential cross-border mergers and acquisitions by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), and export control regulations including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR) administered by the U.S. Departments of State and Commerce.
Before joining Alston & Bird, Helen worked in the Los Angeles office of an international firm, where she practiced in the commercial litigation and international trade groups. She received her J.D. from Loyola Law School Los Angeles, where she was a Sayre MacNeil Scholar, a member of the St. Thomas More Law Honors Society, and the recipient of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Student Advocacy Award. Helen served as chief note and comment editor of the Loyola Law Review and was a competitor on the nationally ranked Byrne Trial Advocacy Team. She also served as an extern for the Honorable Richard M. Neiter of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California. Before law school, Helen graduated magna cum laude from the University of Southern California.