Matthew R. Gregory is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins.

Mr. Gregory practices primarily in the firm’s Export Controls, Economic Sanctions & Customs Practice.

He counsels clients on compliance with US international trade controls, including economic sanctions regulations administered and enforced by the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and US export controls, as well as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

Mr. Gregory also assists companies in navigating the process of securing national security clearance from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).

In addition, he advises on white collar internal investigations and risk assessments, develops compliance policies and procedures, and conducts due diligence in connection with mergers and acquisitions and other transactions.

Mr. Gregory maintains an active pro bono practice, counseling international nongovernmental organizations on navigating regulatory requirements impacting the delivery of humanitarian aid, including the application of US sanctions and counterterrorism laws and regulations.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Gregory supported FCPA prosecutions as a legal intern for the Fraud Section of the US Department of Justice’s Criminal Division.  He also worked as an intern in the Office of the Assistant General Counsel for International Affairs at the US Department of the Treasury, where he assisted the CFIUS review process.

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia


  • JD, Georgetown Law School, 2020
    magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • BSFS in International Affairs, Georgetown University, 2017
    magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic