Matthew Tuchband

Counsel
Matthew assists clients with International Trade matters focusing specifically on OFAC related issues.
Matthew Tuchband, Counsel at Arent Fox LLP

Matthew advises the firm’s US and foreign clients on foreign trade and banking compliance with all aspects of economic sanctions and embargoes administered by the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).

Previous Work

Prior to joining Arent Fox, Matthew spent more than 20 years at the Treasury Department’s Office of the Chief Counsel for Foreign Assets Control, including the last 15 years as the Deputy Chief Counsel where he oversaw a team of attorneys providing legal counsel and review of all of OFAC’s economic sanctions actions. During his time at Treasury, Matthew was involved in most of the important sanctions developments of the last two decades, including the formation and evolution of the “50 percent” rule, the increasing use of “secondary sanctions,” and major shifts in sanctions on Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Ukraine/Russia, and Venezuela, among others.