Wayne H. Rusch practices corporate, commercial, and international law. He represents clients in dispute resolution and counsels individuals, companies, and governments on a wide range of matters. Mr. Rusch also specializes in export control and economic sanctions law, including compliance, Licensing, voluntary disclosures, and enforcement matters. During the past several years, he has been involved in high-tech and intellectual property matters and has advised clients on institutional integrity investigations conducted by the World Bank.
Recent work by Mr. Rusch has included providing legal services and advice to foreign companies making acquisitions and establishing businesses in the U.S. and helping U.S. companies expand their business outside the U.S. In addition to general corporate work involving corporate structuring and transactions, Mr. Rusch has been involved in successfully representing clients in enforcement actions with various US agencies. He provides services for start-up investments and corporate restructuring, as well as solicitation of and negotiation with strategic partners. In addition to the United States, Mr. Rusch’s clients are located in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Mr. Rusch practiced in Chicago and Wisconsin, where he served as District Attorney for Iowa County for three years. He was appointed counsel to the Asian Development Bank in Manila, The Philippines, where he provided advice on the Bank’s portfolio of investments throughout Asia. He has practiced in Washington, DC since 1980 and is presently managing partner of the firm.