William Haerle



Bill has many years experience in government relations, global trade compliance and strategic development. He was Director of Government Relations for a large technology company where his responsibilities grew to include strategy and market development focusing on technology and international issues. He  coordinated export controls and technology transfer activities for the US office and affiliates worldwide. Bill is also a member of The State Bar of California.

Our Professionals

Joseph Young



Joe was the Acting Division Chief of the Information Technology Controls Division at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security in Washington, DC before his retirement in June of last year.  Born in China, Joe obtained his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland and served for over 30 years as an export control engineer and licensing officer in the U.S. Government. 

Raymond Sullivan


Ray has more than 30 years of practice in Customs law, international trade regulation and export control law. He has extensive experience in conducting compliance audits and investigations and has formulated compliance plans that incorporate Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance issues; and both import and export transactional issues for global and multinational clients. Ray represents clients in disputes with Customs, both administratively and in the Court of International Trade.

International Trade Consulting LLC

Roszel C. Thomsen


Roszel concentrates on international trade and investment law, with emphasis on representing information technology and life sciences companies and their trade associations in regulatory, legislative and enforcement matters.

Mr. Thomsen is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, a co-author of United States Export Controls, and an editor of the Journal of Internet Law. He is a member of the Steering Committee on the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Information Technology Study Group, a member of the Commerce Department, Bureau of Industry and Security’s Information Systems Technical Advisory Committee.