(August 1, 2018, Washington, DC) — Steptoe has been named "Sanctions Law Firm of the Year, USA" by WorldECR magazine. Now in its fourth year, the WorldECR Awards "recognize outstanding work, vision, best practice, commercial benefit to the company, and contribution to international security of organizations and individuals working in the fields of export control and sanctions compliance and nonproliferation."
In the July 2018 issue of the magazine, the editors write, "Steptoe has a longstanding cross-border economic sanctions practice that includes lawyers with substantial economic sanctions experience inside and outside the government. The firm is at the forefront of thought leadership, policy advocacy, and informed interpretive guidance regarding US and EU sanctions."
In addition, Steptoe was named runner-up in the "Export Controls Law Firm of the Year, USA" category. Steptoe was the winner of this award in 2015 and 2016.
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In more than 100 years of practice, Steptoe has earned an international reputation for vigorous representation of clients before governmental agencies, successful advocacy in litigation and arbitration, and creative and practical advice in structuring business transactions. Steptoe has more than 500 lawyers and other professional staff across offices in Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix, San Francisco, and Washington. For more information, visit www.steptoe.com.