Jerry Fowler


  • Americas
  • Ethics, Compliance and Governance
  • Cyber Incident Response
  • Investor Services

Jerry Fowler is a Director within Control Risks’ Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence department in the Americas region, and a leader of Control Risks' Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and National Security practice. He is based in Washington, DC. Jerry is an experienced attorney and policy professional specializing in the intersection of business, law and national security.

Recent tasks that Jerry has worked on include:

  • Jerry has significant experience working with CFIUS and providing advice and effective solutions to mitigate national security concerns arising out of certain foreign investment transactions.
  • He leads teams serving in independent audit and monitor roles as required by mitigation terms and provides guidance to clients during various phases of CFIUS evaluation, submission and review.
  • Jerry applies his experience in cyber security, export controls and US national security regulatory regimes to advise clients on evaluating and mitigating global trade risk, focusing on maximizing opportunity value. He also advises clients on comprehensive mitigation structures, including implementation and assessment considerations that may impact national security standards or deal with economics. 

    Prior to joining Control Risks, Jerry served in many capacities in state and federal government. Most recently, he worked as a contractor with the US Department of Defense in Foreign Investment Review where he led a team of contract mitigation specialists. 

    Jerry received his Master of Laws degree in National Security and Cybersecurity Law from the George Washington University Law School and his Juris Doctor degree from the West Virginia University College of Law. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Concord University in Athens, West Virginia, and is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree at the University of Florida, Warrington College of Business. Jerry serves as a judge advocate in the West Virginia Army National Guard. He is admitted to the West Virginia State bar.

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