Laura Farhang serves as Trade Counsel and Senior Advisor to CIPE’s Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation practice. Laura supports the team in its full range of activities, advising on legal and regulatory compliance, anticorruption concerns, contracting and procurement, risk mitigation and operational support. Prior to joining CIPE and the Alliance, Laura practiced as an international trade attorney with the trade practices of Baker Hostetler, Miller & Chevalier, and Arent Fox. Laura also served as Vice President and Trade Counsel at Feld Entertainment.
Laura has provided strategic and practical advice to clients including manufacturers, importers, exporters, distributors, and trade associations on challenges such as minimizing supply chain disruptions, achieving duty savings, supporting global operations, and developing and implementing compliance programs. Laura has also counseled clients in the areas of economic sanctions, export controls, and anticorruption compliance.