Lis, Sylwia A  31352

Sylwia A. Lis

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Sylwia Lis is a member of the Firm's International Trade Practice Group

Practice Focus

Ms. Lis has extensive experience advising companies on US laws relating to exports and reexports of commercial goods and technology, defense trade controls and trade sanctions — including licensing, regulatory interpretations, compliance programs and enforcement matters. She also has advised clients on national security reviews of foreign investment administered by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), including CFIUS-related due diligence, risk assessment, and representation before the CFIUS agencies.

Professional Honors

  • USA and Global Leader for Foreign Investment Review, Who's Who Legal 2022, 2023 and 2024
  • Leading Individual for Foreign Investment Review, Who's Who Legal 2021 and 2022


  • U.S. Court of International Trade~United States (2003)
  • District of Columbia~United States (2002)
  • Maryland~United States (2001)


  • Vanderbilt University School of Law (J.D.) (2001)
  • Northwestern University (B.A., Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa) (1996)


  • English
  • Polish