Peter Chessick

White & Case
Phone 1 202 626 3680
Address 701 Thirteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20005-3807

Peter is a counsel in the firm’s International Trade Practice. His practice focuses on economic sanctions compliance-related matters.

Peter offers clients a wealth of experience and an invaluable perspective, having served for over eleven years as counsel to the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) at the US Department of the Treasury, six of those years as Senior Counsel.

Clients benefit from Peter’s in-depth knowledge of US sanctions laws and his unique government perspective on economic sanctions compliance. While at Treasury, Peter participated actively in the Department’s development and administration of US sanctions programmes, including providing legal review and clearance of enforcement and licensing matters and assisting in OFAC regulatory actions.

Peter also spent time with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, where he conducted legal and compliance risk, anti-money laundering (AML), and internal audit examinations of large US broker-dealers.

Peter is fluent in Russian.