Bridget R. Reineking

Special Counsel

Bridget advises companies, funds and financial institutions on complex cross-border transactional and regulatory matters involving national security and US economic and trade sanctions. She draws upon significant government experience to help clients strategically navigate foreign investment reviews by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), as well as US export controls and sanctions. Bridget joins Cooley from the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of the General Counsel, where she most recently served as a senior counsel and lead counsel for the Office of Investment Security. She was responsible for all jurisdictional assessments and other legal analyses, including resolution of interpretive questions, on behalf of CFIUS, and negotiated the mitigation agreements between CFIUS and transaction parties on behalf of the government.

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  • Notre Dame Law School
    JD, 2013

  • Georgetown University
    BA, 2010

Admissions & Credentials

District of Columbia

New York


  • US Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps

  • Association of Women in International Trade