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 Datesort ascending Language
‘New World Order’ Wine Pompoured into a Pro-‘Sovereignty’ Rhetorical Bottle 17.12.2018 English
Whose Money Stoked Religious Strife in Ukraine – and Who Tried to Steal It? 19.11.2018 English
American Politics Is Now Just Civil War by Other Means 05.11.2018 English
Converting Khashoggi into Cash 22.10.2018 English
For US, Meddling in Orthodox Church Affairs Is Just Another Tool Against Russia 10.10.2018 English
US State Department on Ukraine: ‘Any Decision on Autocephaly Is an Internal Church Matter’ 24.09.2018 English
Is Langley Unleashing Jihad Against China in Xinjiang? 17.09.2018 English
Will Someone in Washington Play the Ace of Spades before November? 04.09.2018 English
‘He Beareth Not the Sword in Vain’ 24.08.2018 English
Freedom, Mass Media manipulations 17.08.2018 English
Will Next Steps on Iran Point towards a New ‘Big Three’ or World War III? 30.07.2018 English
A Two-Pronged Attack on Orthodoxy and Russia 12.07.2018 English
It’s Time for America to Cut Loose Our Useless So-Called ‘Allies’ 21.06.2018 English
When, Where, and How Will the Empire Strike Back? 13.06.2018 English
Forget Kim. It’s Time for a Trump-Putin Summit – Now! 28.05.2018 English
Is ‘Wrecking Ball’ Trump Undermining America’s Global Clout? Let’s Hope So! 23.05.2018 English
When Washington Think Tanks Call for ‘Action’ in the Balkans, Expect Trouble 17.05.2018 English
Russia Really Is America’s No. 1 Enemy – Depending on Who ‘America’ Is 01.05.2018 English
Did the West Just Lose World War III by Forfeit? 20.04.2018 English
Mikhail Octavian Trump 12.04.2018 English
What Would an ‘America First!’ Security Policy Look Like? 29.03.2018 English
Is the Steele Dossier Full of ‘Russian Dirt’ – or British? 15.02.2018 English
Can the Impending Collapse of Russiagate Halt the Slide Toward a Nuclear 1914? 01.02.2018 English
Trump at One Year: His Fate May Hang on What He Does Next About Immigration 25.01.2018 English
Democratic Win in Alabama Senate Race Signals Big Trouble for Trump 15.12.2017 English