Christian Davis

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Christian C. Davis advises on foreign investment, export controls, sanctions, anticorruption and customs laws.Christian represents clients in the merger, acquisition and divestiture process before CFIUS and on accounting for associated risks. He also advises in negotiating and implementing CFIUS migration agreements, developing and administering international trade compliance programs and conducting internal investigations.

Christian counsels clients in a wide variety of industries:

  • Aerospace
  • Defense
  • Technology
  • Investment funds
  • Engineering
  • Nuclear power
  • Oil and gas
  • Renewable energy
  • Electronics
  • Express consignment
  • Medical research
  • Athletic apparel
  • Agriculture.

He has also advised sovereign entities in the formation of law and policy.


  • Develops trade compliance programs and conducts internal investigations.
  • Focuses on U.S. law and policy affecting international trade and business.
  • Represents clients before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).

Representative Work:

  • Analyzing the commodity jurisdiction and classification of various items for clients, including drafting and submitting Commodity Jurisdiction (CJ) requests to the Department of State. These engagements have involved negotiating with various federal agencies.
  • Assisting clients in obtaining authorization for the export of commodities and technologies related to nuclear power plants that are subject to export controls administered by the Department of Energy (Part 810) and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (Part 110).
  • Drafting and submitting various license applications for clients, including OFAC licenses, ITAR agreements and Commerce licenses.
  • Counseling a sovereign entity in the development of regulations pertaining to the nuclear industry and the negotiation of nuclear cooperation agreements.
  • Advising clients in the technology, energy, aerospace, defense and investment sectors regarding the CFIUS review process, including negotiating and implementing mitigation agreements to obtain CFIUS clearance.
  • Counseled a large aerospace defense contractor in developing a comprehensive export and import compliance program covering its global supply chain, international customer base, aftermarket support services, human resources policy, IT system, and merger and acquisition (M&A) activities. This engagement included providing extensive on-site support to the client and working closely with in-house counsel and internal and external business personnel.
  • Leading internal investigations for various clients, including drafting and submitting disclosures regarding violations of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Regulations, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR).


  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center,cum laude, 2008
  • B.A., University of Virginia, 2003

Bar Admissions:

  • District of Columbia


Rate : $$$

What types of cases Attorney Christian Davis & Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP can handle?
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP can handle cases related to laws concerning Business, Mergers & Acquisitions, Transportation, Energy Utilities & Environmental. We manually verify each attorney’s practice areas before approving their profiles and reviews on our website.
Where is Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP located?
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is located at 1564, 1333 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036, United States. You can reach out to Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP using their phone line 202.887.4529. You can also check their website or email them at [email protected].
How much would it cost to hire Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP?
Christian Davis lawyer charges are specific to each case. However, they work with contingency fees and its ranges from $$ to $$$. They also provide free consultation [and no obligation quotes] if you are interested to hire.
Are Christian Davis reviews trust-able?
We have the ratings and reviews moderation team who checks and verifies every review submitted on our website manually. You can trust all the reviews you see on Christian Davis lawyer profile listing.

Rate and write a review

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Is this your profile?Claim it now.

Make sure your information is up to date.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
1564, 1333 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036, United States
Get directions

Tyler Nicoll

Crosspointe Drive 1019
Naples 34110 FL US

Rick Cofer

West Avenue 1002
Austin 78701 TX US

Brian Orlow

Main Street 71-18
11367 NY US

Lina Stillman

Broadway 42
New York 10006 NY US