Mr. Feddo provides C-suite advice on sanctions and foreign investment-related risks for domestic and international conglomerates and financial institutions.
From 2018 to January 2021, he served as the first Assistant Secretary for Investment Security at the Department of the Treasury (Treasury), a presidentially-appointed and Senate-confirmed position, leading the interagency CFIUS and overseeing its national security reviews of cross-border transactions totaling more than $400 billion.
Mr. Feddo was previously a law partner in Alston & Bird LLP’s international trade practice, advising global firms and financial institutions on economic sanctions and anti-money laundering compliance. Earlier in his career, Mr. Feddo served in the following roles: Assistant Director for Enforcement at the Office of Foreign Assets Control, where he oversaw the Treasury’s economic sanctions enforcement efforts; Special Assistant to the General Counsel of the Navy; majority oversight counsel at the House of Representatives’ Energy and Commerce Committee; a patent and trademark litigation associate at Pillsbury Winthrop LLP; and a law clerk at the Court of Federal Claims.
Early in his professional career, Mr. Feddo was an officer in the Navy’s nuclear submarine service and at the Naval Criminal Investigative Service’s Antiterrorist Alert Center. Mr. Feddo received his J.D. from George Washington University and his B.S. in aerospace engineering from the Naval Academy.