Initiative to Designate “Emerging and Foundational Technologies” – Export Control and CFIUS Implications for Technology Companies
Senior CounselWashington, D.C.
W. Clark McFadden II represents corporate clients in international trade, encompassing work in litigation, regulation and legislation.
He also practices in international corporate transactions, especially the formation of joint ventures and consortia, and international investigations and enforcement proceedings.
Clark has a broad background in foreign affairs and international trade, having experience with Congressional committees, the U.S. Department of Defense and the National Security Council.
In 1986, he was appointed General Counsel, President's Special Review Board (Tower Commission), to investigate the National Security Council system and the Iran-Contra Affair.
In 1979, Clark served as Special Counsel to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the Strategic Arms Limitations Treaty (SALT II). Previously, from 1973-1976, he was General Counsel, Senate Armed Services Committee, and was responsible to the Committee for all legislative, investigatory and oversight activities.
Clark is the secretary to the Board of Directors of the Semiconductor Industry Association and the Semiconductor Research Corporation. He is also a member of the Steering Committee for Government-Industry Partnerships for the Development of New Technologies of the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences.