Nazak Nikakhtar

Partner; Former Assistant Secretary, Industry & Analysis, International Trade Administration and Under Secretary for Industry and Security
Wiley Rein LLP

The Honorable Nazak Nikakhtar brings over two decades of experience in international trade and national security. Through leadership roles in the U.S. government and private sector, Nazak has leveraged her valuable insights into the expansive range of U.S. and international laws, regulatory and policy processes, and federal agency resources to achieve clients’ business objectives. From 2018-2021, Nazak served as the Department of Commerce’s Assistant Secretary for Industry & Analysis at the International Trade Administration (ITA). Nazak also fulfilled the duties of the Under Secretary for Industry and Security at Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS).