James George Jatras

James George Jatras is a specialist in international relations, government affairs, and legislative
politics. Prior to joining Squire Sanders in 2007, he was a partner with another Washington DCbased
law firm. Before entering the private sector he served for many years (1985-2002) as a
policy adviser and analyst for the Republican leadership in the U.S. Senate; before that (1979-
1985), he was a U.S. Foreign Service Officer with the US Department of State, with service in
Mexico and in Soviet affairs and public diplomacy.

Since entering the private sector in 2002, Jatras’s work has spanned a range of legislative and
political issues and international affairs, including matters related to foreign policy, international
security, human rights, public diplomacy, immigration, international trade and finance, and the
global terror risk environment. His international experience includes work relevant to Belgium,
Canada, China, Cuba, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Mexico,
Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Syria, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, the UK, and
Yemen. He has also advocated in the legislative process for numerous clients in diverse areas
such as appropriations, healthcare, tax, energy (including renewable), pharmaceuticals and
cosmetics, immigration, security services, transportation, bioterrorism, and criminal defense.

Jatras is a frequent speaker, panelist and seminar participant on numerous topics. He has made
numerous media appearances on behalf of his clients and is a frequent contributor to print and
online publications, both in the United States and abroad. He writes and speaks on FATCA
from a legislative and political perspective and has established the site www.repealfatca.com .

He holds a J.D. from Georgetown (1978) and a BA from Penn State (1974). He is a member of
the U.S. Supreme Court Bar and the Pennsylvania and District of Columbia bars.

Author publications

Title Pub Date Languagesort descending
It’s the Russia, Stupid 19.06.2017 English
Mutti Merkel’s Muddle 01.12.2017 English
Freedom, Mass Media manipulations 17.08.2018 English
The Media as watchdogs of American hegemony 28.09.2016 English
Tillerson in Moscow: Is World War III Back on Track? 18.04.2017 English
All of Spain Should Vote on Catalan Independence 10.10.2017 English
Forget Kim. It’s Time for a Trump-Putin Summit – Now! 28.05.2018 English
If War Comes, Don’t Blame the ‘Military-Industrial Complex’ – Things Are Even Worse Than You Think 16.08.2017 English
Mikhail Octavian Trump 12.04.2018 English
The cradle of russophobia 04.01.2017 English
Merkel Is Angry with America over Russia Sanctions but Will Do Nothing 29.06.2017 English
Democratic Win in Alabama Senate Race Signals Big Trouble for Trump 15.12.2017 English
‘He Beareth Not the Sword in Vain’ 24.08.2018 English
The mechanism of mass manipulation in the US 29.09.2016 English
Has the Globalist Establishment Defeated the Populist-Nationalist Revolt? 02.05.2017 English
An Attack on Iran or North Korea Wouldn’t Be Putting ‘America First’ 24.10.2017 English
When, Where, and How Will the Empire Strike Back? 13.06.2018 English
Death of a Nation 22.08.2017 English
Did the West Just Lose World War III by Forfeit? 20.04.2018 English
Now it's the people versus the elites 26.01.2017 English
A Minor Miracle Took Place in Hamburg Last Week, but Russophobic Insanity Still Is Intensifying in the US 14.07.2017 English
Trump at One Year: His Fate May Hang on What He Does Next About Immigration 25.01.2018 English
Will Someone in Washington Play the Ace of Spades before November? 04.09.2018 English
Trust issues. What's wrong with the world portrayed by the American Media 14.10.2016 English
Trump Tries to Get His Footing in the Washington Swamp: Firing James Comey While Moving Forward with Russia in Syria 17.05.2017 English