Professor Shaswat Das is a counsel at King & Spalding LLP in the firm’s International Trade practice group. His practice focuses on US economic/trade sanctions, anti-money laundering requirements, and export controls regulations. Professor Das has experience representing clients before OFAC, Commerce (BIS), SEC, PCAOB, FINRA, and the OCC.

Prior to private practice, Professor Das had a long career in US government and quasi-government agencies where he served in numerous senior level positions, including: Associate Director at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), Senior Sanctions Advisor at OFAC, and Senior Counsel at the US Securities & Exchange Commission and Federal Reserve Board. Shas also served as the head of the compliance examinations unit at Legg Mason, a global asset management firm.

Professor Das received his B.A. from the University of Virginia and J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia.