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
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
Mutti Merkel’s Muddle 01.12.2017 English
Attack on RT Is Another Step Towards Sovietization of American Media 21.11.2017 English
‘America First!’ AWOL from Beijing, War with North Korea Looms 14.11.2017 English
‘Collusion’ Claims Backfire on Democrats Threefold, but Russia Is More Evil Than Ever 30.10.2017 English
An Attack on Iran or North Korea Wouldn’t Be Putting ‘America First’ 24.10.2017 English
All of Spain Should Vote on Catalan Independence 10.10.2017 English
Political Earthquakes in Diverse Places 02.10.2017 English
The West’s Quest to ‘Save the World Through Degeneracy’ 27.09.2017 English
Three Dangerous Delusions about Korea 05.09.2017 English
Death of a Nation 22.08.2017 English
If War Comes, Don’t Blame the ‘Military-Industrial Complex’ – Things Are Even Worse Than You Think 16.08.2017 English
Isolated Trump Flails Helplessly as He Bows to Irrational Policies on Russia and Europe Imposed by Congress 07.08.2017 English
Bipartisanship! The Evil Party and Stupid Party Team Up to Cripple Trump, Subvert the Rule of Law, and Put the US on a Road to War 31.07.2017 English
Trump Tiptoes on Treacherous Tehran Tightrope as He Ends Support for Terrorists in Syria 24.07.2017 English
A Minor Miracle Took Place in Hamburg Last Week, but Russophobic Insanity Still Is Intensifying in the US 14.07.2017 English