Portrait of

Education

  • Washington University in St. Louis, A.B. political science (2011)
  • Howard University School of Law, J.D. (2015) cum laude

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Illinois
Adeoye O. Johnson, Associate Washington, D.C.
AJohnson@crowell.com
Phone: +1 202.624.2891
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Adeoye O. Johnson is an associate with the International Trade Group in Crowell & Moring's Washington, D.C. office.

Adeoye's practice covers the full range of U.S. regulations regarding international trade, including export controls administered by the Department of Commerce and economic sanctions administered by the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). He also has experience in import regulatory compliance administered by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), antiboycott regimes, various aspects of international trade litigation, and due diligence regarding international mergers and acquisitions.

Adeoye's recent experiences include:

  • Representing a private equity fund in international trade related due diligence with respect to its acquisition of a multinational travel services company.
  • Drafting a license request for OFAC on behalf of a Fortune 500 management consulting company.
  • Representing an international cargo transit company regarding the Montreal Convention.

Additionally, Adeoye maintains an active pro bono practice. He currently advises a nonprofit on export controls and sanctions matters related to providing medical and humanitarian services in embargoed destinations. He is also involved in Crowell & Moring’s bi-weekly tutoring program with Plummer Elementary School.

Prior to joining the firm, Adeoye participated in the Coro™ Fellows Program in Public Affairs, a graduate level experiential leadership program. As a Coro Fellow in St. Louis, Adeoye conducted a series of projects across various sectors of public affairs, including nonprofit, labor, government, politics, and business.

Adeoye received his J.D. from Howard University School of Law, cum laude, where he was a merit scholar and served as senior publications and submissions editor on the Howard Law Journal. He received his A.B. in political science from Washington University in St. Louis, where he became a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and served in the Lock and Chain Sophomore Honorary.



Affiliations

Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Illinois

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association


Publications



Client Alerts & Newsletters

  • "FinCEN's New Advisory on Cyber Crime Could Expand Suspicious Activity Reporting Requirements," International Trade Bulletin (November 17, 2016). Contacts: Carlton Greene, Cari N. Stinebower, Evan D. Wolff, James (J.J.) Saulino, Adeoye O. Johnson, Matthew B. Welling
  • "U.S. Announces Intent To Lift Remaining Sanctions Against Burma," International Trade Bulletin (September 15, 2016). Contacts: Carlton Greene, Cari N. Stinebower, Alexander H. Schaefer, David (Dj) Wolff, Adeoye O. Johnson
  • "This Month in International Trade - August 2016," International Trade Bulletin (September 8, 2016). Contacts: John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Aaron Marx, Jini Koh, Paul Davies, David (Dj) Wolff, Alexander H. Schaefer, Daniel Cannistra, Benjamin Blase Caryl, Jeffrey L. Snyder, Charles De Jager, Kate Clemans, Patricia L. Wu, Ryan MacFarlane, Michael E. Schmitz, Andrew Blasi, Tracy T. Huang, Carlton Greene, Cari N. Stinebower, Mariana Pendás, Adeoye O. Johnson
  • "FinCEN Finds Indications of Crime in Purchases of Luxury Real Estate, Expands GTOs to Six Major Metropolitan Areas," International Trade Bulletin (August 17, 2016). Contacts: Carlton Greene, Cari N. Stinebower, Adeoye O. Johnson
  • "This Month in International Trade - March 2016," International Trade Bulletin (April 7, 2016). Contacts: Anne Elise Herold Li, Mariana Pendás, Eduardo Mathison, John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Cari N. Stinebower, Charles De Jager, David (Dj) Wolff, Christopher Monahan, James (J.J.) Saulino, Adeoye O. Johnson, Paul Davies, Ian A. Laird, Benjamin Blase Caryl, Nicholas DeLong, Aaron Marx, Alexander H. Schaefer, Wing Cheung
  • "This Month in International Trade - February 2016," International Trade Bulletin (March 8, 2016). Contacts: Mariana Pendás, Eduardo Mathison, John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Daniel Cannistra, Benjamin Blase Caryl, David (Dj) Wolff, Thomas A. Hanusik, Carlton Greene, Cari N. Stinebower, James (J.J.) Saulino, Adeoye O. Johnson, Christopher Monahan, Charles De Jager, Paul Davies, Ian A. Laird, Alexander H. Schaefer
  • "North Korea: New Sanctions on U.S. and Non-U.S. Persons," International Trade Bulletin (February 19, 2016). Contacts: Carlton Greene, Cari N. Stinebower, David (Dj) Wolff, Adeoye O. Johnson
  • "This Month in International Trade - January 2016," International Trade Bulletin (February 4, 2016). Contacts: Mariana Pendás, Eduardo Mathison, John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Daniel Cannistra, Alan W. H. Gourley, Carlton Greene, Ian A. Laird, Jeffrey L. Snyder, Cari N. Stinebower, Adelicia R. Cliffe, Charles De Jager, Jini Koh, Christopher Monahan, David (Dj) Wolff, Benjamin Blase Caryl, Cameron Prell, James (J.J.) Saulino, Paul Davies, Wing Cheung, Nicholas DeLong, Adeoye O. Johnson
  • "This Month in International Trade - December 2015," International Trade Bulletin (January 7, 2016). Contacts: Mariana Pendás, Eduardo Mathison, John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Cari N. Stinebower, Alan W. H. Gourley, Daniel Cannistra, Paul Davies, Thomas A. Hanusik, Alexander H. Schaefer, Melissa Morris, Ian A. Laird, Adrian Jones, Carlton Greene, Charles De Jager, Christopher Monahan, David (Dj) Wolff, James (J.J.) Saulino, Benjamin Blase Caryl, Adeoye O. Johnson

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