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Nimrah Najeeb


Nimrah Najeeb is a counsel in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office and a member of the firm’s International Trade Group. Nimrah focuses her practice on transactions, investigations and compliance, and advisory matters involving economic sanctions, export controls, anti-money laundering, and other cross-border international regulatory regimes. She has also advised U.S. and foreign-based multinationals regarding public international law issues, mergers and acquisitions, government and internal investigations, and third-party diligence.

Nimrah has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a "Rising Star" in international law since 2019.

Before joining Crowell & Moring, Nimrah worked as an associate at a Washington, D.C. law firm, where she advised clients on international trade, political law, and white collar matters.

Nimrah worked in the corporate practice of a law firm in New York where, in addition to representing private equity, health care, and technology clients in corporate matters, she represented a pro bono client in immigration/asylum proceedings. Prior to that, Nimrah was a fellow at the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice in New York, where she focused on public international law, human rights, and corporate social responsibility matters. During law school, she served as an intern at the Office of the Under-Secretary General for Legal Affairs in the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs.


  • Bryn Mawr College, B.A. political science and history (2010) cum laude
  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D. (2013)


Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, New York

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"Export Controls Year in Review 2021," Crowell & Moring Webinar, 2022. (February 2, 2022). Speakers: Jeffrey L. Snyder, Robert Clifton Burns, Nimrah Najeeb, Chandler S. Leonard, Brian McGrath, Laurel Saito, Rachel Schumacher
Crowell & Moring Elects 13 New Partners, Promotes Seven to Senior Counsel, and 19 to Counsel (January 3, 2022)
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The Best Lawyers in America 2022 Recognizes 53 Crowell & Moring Attorneys, One Selected as Lawyer of the Year (August 19, 2021)
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"International Trade in 2021: What’s Ahead," Crowell & Moring Webinar (February 17, 2021). Presenters: Vassilis Akritidis, Caroline E. Brown, Michelle J. Linderman, Joshua Pond, Nicole Janigian Simonian, David R. Stepp, Robert Clifton Burns, Carina C. Federico, Jackson C. Pai, Nicole Sayegh Succar, Michael Bowen, Chandler S. Leonard, Brian McGrath, Nimrah Najeeb, and Joshua Boswell.
"International Trade and M&A: Due Diligence Considerations," Crowell & Moring Webinar (October 29, 2020). Presenters: Maria Alejandra (Jana) del-Cerro, David (Dj) Wolff, Chandler S. Leonard, Nimrah Najeeb, and Maria Vanikiotis.
The Best Lawyers in America 2021 Recognizes 46 Crowell & Moring Attorneys, Two Selected as Lawyer of the Year (August 20, 2020)
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"New U.S. Sanctions Advisory for the Maritime Industry," International Trade Bulletin (May 15, 2020). Contacts: David (Dj) Wolff, Michelle J. Linderman, Caroline E. Brown, Carlton Greene, Nicole Sayegh Succar, Nimrah Najeeb
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"OFAC Issues Fact Sheet Regarding Humanitarian Trade Involving Sanctioned Countries and Provides COVID-19 Guidance," International Trade Bulletin (April 24, 2020). Contacts: Caroline E. Brown, Carlton Greene, Jeffrey L. Snyder, David (Dj) Wolff, Robert Clifton Burns, Nimrah Najeeb, Nicole Sayegh Succar
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"Escalating Tensions in the Middle East: U.S. and EU Sanctions Developments on Iran," International Trade Bulletin (January 15, 2020). Contacts: Carlton Greene, Michelle J. Linderman, Jeffrey L. Snyder, David (Dj) Wolff, Nimrah Najeeb, Nicole Sayegh Succar
Client Alert / Newsletter
"The Month in International Trade – December 2019," International Trade Bulletin (January 13, 2020). Contacts: Jeffrey L. Snyder, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Carlton Greene, Michelle J. Linderman, David (Dj) Wolff, Nicole Sayegh Succar, Adelicia R. Cliffe, Brian McGrath, Nimrah Najeeb, Evan Y. Chuck, Walter (Sam) Boone
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