Pete Young’s practice focuses on foreign investment and international trade.
Pete has more than 10 years of experience in the national security community, assisting private and public entities with legal and regulatory analysis, intelligence collection and processing, policy development, foreign affairs, and risk management.
Prior to joining Cleary, Pete worked in Deloitte’s Regulatory and Legal Services practice group and concurrently served as a Policy Advisor for the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Pete also previously worked in the National Security Division at the U.S. Department of Justice, the Office of General Counsel at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, and the National Security Affairs Office at the White House. From 2011-2016, Pete served as a Captain and Intelligence Officer in the U.S. Army and deployed to Afghanistan.
Pete joined the firm in 2021.
- Former Adjunct Professor, Pennsylvania State University’s Dickinson School of Law
Lexology Getting the Deal Through: Foreign Investment Review 2023
PAIP Act Authorizes Sanctions for Trade Secret Theft by Chinese Actors
Potential Outbound Investment Screening Regime Receives Federal Funding
U.S. Treasury Department Issues First-Ever Guidance on CFIUS Enforcement and Penalty Practices
The United States Tightens China-Related Export Controls on Advanced Computing and Semiconductor Manufacturing Items
Sanctions Developments Resulting From the Conflict in Ukraine
New Export Controls on Semiconductor and Gas Turbine Engine Technologies
Sanctions Developments Resulting From the Conflict in Ukraine - United States
Support for Reverse CFIUS Outbound Investment Screening Regime Grows
Updates to the Critical and Emerging Technologies List Signal Additional Areas of Focus
Lexology Getting the Deal Through: Foreign Investment Review 2022
A Look Behind the CFIUS Non-Notified Process Curtain; How It Works and How to Handle Outreach From CFIUS
New Biotech Export Controls Expand CFIUS Mandatory Notification Requirements
Is Your U.S. Sponsored Private Equity Fund a Foreign Person for CFIUS Purposes?