1455 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20004
Mr. Miremadi’s main areas of practice include white collar criminal defense, U.S. economic sanctions, litigation, and government investigations.
Mr. Miremadi works extensively with clients on matters administered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”). In this capacity he primarily represents corporate and individual clients being investigated by OFAC for potential violations of U.S. economic sanctions. Mr. Miremadi also counsels clients who may want to voluntarily self-disclose apparent violations of OFAC regulations or who are looking to implement OFAC compliance programs. Moreover, he has successfully represented individuals and entities seeking specific license authorization from OFAC to unblock frozen assets or undertake otherwise prohibited activities. Additionally, Mr. Miremadi has advocated for clients seeking to be removed from OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals List (“SDN List”).
Mr. Miremadi’s criminal defense experience includes representing corporate and individual clients alleged to have violated complex laws such as the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (“IEEPA”), the Espionage Act, and the Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”). Mr. Miremadi has also counseled clients alleged to have committed tax and commodities fraud, laundered money, participated in narcotics trafficking conspiracies, and violated financial reporting requirements. Furthermore, Mr. Miremadi maintains a security clearance and has served as cleared co-counsel in sensitive criminal cases that pertain to the national security of the United States.
Mr. Miremadi also has experience in matters related to international extradition, FinCEN regulations, and export controls administered by both the Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) and the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (“DDTC”).
Mr. Miremadi received his B.A. with honors in 2005 from the University of California, Santa Barbara. In 2010 he received his J.D. cum laude from the American University, Washington College of Law. While in school he founded the American University Business Law Review, Washington D.C.’s first law review dedicated to business law. He also clerked for the White Collar Crime Policy Counsel of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (“NACDL”), interned for the Legal Research Department of the Superior Court of California in Orange County, and conducted numerous investigations as his law school’s honor code prosecutor.
Mr. Miremadi is a member of the American Bar Association’s (“ABA’s”) Criminal Justice Section, the Virginia Bar Association’s Criminal Law Section, and is a certified court appointed attorney in the Commonwealth of Virginia. He is also a member of the ABA’s White Collar Crime and Homeland Security Committees.