Angela Gamalski is a partner in the firm’s Regulatory Department. She advises firm clients regarding a variety of trade and international regulatory and transactional matters. She works with a wide range of North American businesses, from start-ups to mid-market and publicly traded companies. Angela focuses on the automotive, aerospace, heavy industrial and medical device sectors, including automotive OEM, medical device manufacturers and companies in the defense supply chain.

Angela also serves as chair of the firm’s Corporate Transparency Act Task Force, leading firmwide policy, process and practice developments to embrace compliance with the new federal beneficial ownership reporting laws impacting all U.S. businesses. Angela is a sought after speaker and media source on this topic and has contributed to reporting in major national news outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Bloomberg Law.

Clients appreciate Angela’s candor and thoughtful approach to trade compliance policy and the strategic concerns that arise from global business transactions, including navigating sanctions regimes and resolving administrative inquiries of potential export violations. She counsels clients regarding anti-bribery, anti-money laundering, sanctions and trade compliance program development, implementation, improvements and investigations. Angela is a trusted advisor in risk assessment and mitigation for supply chain and distribution chain security practices.

Her experience includes handling the following matters:

  • Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulatory requirements and compliance
  • Customs and importing concerns, including Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) compliance
  • Change of control and investment requirements for foreign investors and filing requirements before the Committee for Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)
  • Export control compliance and export licensing matters
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) policies and compliance
  • Government contract review and contractor registration matters
  • International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) registration and compliance
  • Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) sanctions compliance

Angela is a frequent presenter to legal and business forums regarding developments in international trade, anti-money laundering, and export control laws.

In her free time, she enjoys exploring global cuisine, especially Cuban, Persian and eastern European restaurants.







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  • Michigan Super Lawyers, Recognized as a Rising Star, 2023

Professional & Community Involvement

State Bar of Michigan, International Law Section, Treasurer

Michigan World Trade Week annual conference, Planning Committee Member

Society of International Affairs, Member

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