James E. Bartlett III

Partner & Director

Jim Bartlett is an attorney, author, and frequent lecturer in international trade (including Honorary Lecturer at the EMITC program), with a specialty in arms and defense technology trade compliance. He is the author of several books on international trade controls, including Bartlett’s Annotated ITAR (“BITAR”; the International Traffic in Arms Regulations), Bartlett’s Annotated FTR (“BAFTR”; the Foreign Trade Regulations), and co-author of U.S. Export Controls, 7th Edition (2015). Jim is also the editor and publisher of The Export/Import Daily Update (“The Daily Bugle”) a newsletter with more than 8,500 world-wide subscribers at over 500 companies and government agencies. He has J.D. and LL.M. law degrees, and is a licensed U.S. Customs broker. Before joining FCC, Jim was Senior Counsel, Export/Import Law, for Northrop Grumman Corporation, and Assistant General Counsel for the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency.