Wes S. Sudduth

Sudduth Wes

Wes Sudduth is an associate in Venable's Regulatory Practice Group, where he assists clients primarily with issues of international trade and customs, including cross-border regulatory compliance, import and export controls, customs, and transportation. Wes has assisted on matters before several regulatory authorities such as U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the International Trade Commission, Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security, State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.

While attending law school, Wes was a judicial intern for the Honorable Judge Marian Blank Horn of the United States Court of Federal Claims. Prior to attending law school, he served as a paralegal at a Washington, DC law firm.

Wes earned his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, his masters degree from the University of Virginia, and his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University. 

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  • J.D. University of Virginia School of Law 2015
  • Managing Editor of Research & Projects, Virginia Journal of International Law
  • M.A. History University of Virginia 2015
  • B.A. International Studies Johns Hopkins University 2010
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • American Bar Association, Section of International Law
  • Virginia State Bar, International Practice