Shelby L. Colson

International Trade, Sanctions & Export Controls, Litigation & Dispute Resolution


Shelby Colson acts for a wide range of clients, including in the financial, energy, manufacturing, and professional services industry sectors, among others, on sanctions and credit agreements. She covers all aspects of these key regulatory areas, from enforcement to deal work and compliance.


  • Provided sanctions advice on various credit agreements.
  • Advised on federal investigation into alleged sanctions violations.
  • Advised clients in various industries on US sanctions and export controls.
  • Drafted legal memoranda and prepared federal training on various OFAC sanctions regimes.*
  • Assisted federal agents in cases investigating fraud and sanctions violations relating to US Foreign Aid.*

(*At previous employment)

Compétences et Secteurs liés


  • University of Maryland, BA
  • University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, JD

Inscription au Barreau

  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia