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Michelle Turner Roberts is a member of the export controls and sanctions practice at Berliner, Corcoran & Rowe. She counsels clients on economic sanctions, export controls, and related regulatory matters before the Departments of Treasury, Commerce, and State. She has experience assisting with licensing issues, voluntary self-disclosures,  development of compliance procedures and internal controls, and has helped clients obtain favorable determinations on commodity jurisdiction and classification requests. Ms. Roberts also has extensive experience in conducting internal investigations and compliance audits, including serving as part of a team of auditors for an external monitorship required under a Commerce Department settlement agreement.

Ms. Roberts has worked with clients in a range of industries, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals and life sciences, telecommunications, defense, actuation and instrumentation, as well as for small startups and individuals.

Ms. Roberts received her J.D. from the George Washington University Law School in 2003, where she was a Managing Editor of the George Washington International Law Review. She received her B.A. from the University of Maryland at College Park in 1999. She is a member of the District of Columbia and Maryland (inactive) bars.


Michelle Turner-Roberts PDF Biography


  • Michelle Roberts and Bruce Zagaris, Part One: U.S. Eases Sanctions Against Cuba, Offshore Investment, April 2016, Issue 265
  • Michelle Roberts and Bruce Zagaris, Part Two: The U.S. Continues to Remove Restrictions on Cuba, Offshore Investment, April 2016, Issue 265
Speaking Engagements:
  • Panelist, Sanctions Year In Review, American Bar Association, Export Controls and Economic Sanctions Committee, January 2016
  • Co-Presenter, Identifying Benefits and Pitfalls in U.S.-Cuba Expanded Trade, The Knowledge Group, May 2016


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