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David Glynn

Of Counsel

555 17th Street, Suite 3200, Denver, CO 80202

David Glynn has recognized expertise in conducting detailed internal investigations and audits related to export controls, trade sanctions, and Customs laws.

Working with clients in the development, drafting, and implementation of compliance programs in various areas of federal regulatory law, he utilizes his extensive experience in export management systems and import compliance programs to help his clients achieve their goals.

With significant experience in federal regulation of international business with a focus in export controls, trade sanctions, and Customs compliance matters, David represents international and domestic companies in complex civil and criminal investigations involving the Departments of State, Commerce, Treasury, Justice, and Customs and Border Protection.

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Client Results

Representative Matters
  • Over twenty-five voluntary and directed disclosures and other investigations before the Departments of State, Commerce, and Treasury.

  • Conducted a Department of State directed audit pursuant to a Consent Agreement of a U.S. integrated circuit manufacturer.

  • Conducted two Department of State directed audits of 21 U.S. laboratory and manufacturing locations of European aircraft parts producer.

  • A publicly traded, multi-national service firm with respect to the export of ITAR controlled data and services related to nuclear weapons testing facilities.

  • A publicly traded global communications equipment company internal investigation of past violations related to valuation and commodity classification and preparation of a comprehensive voluntary self-disclosure to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

  • A multinational manufacturer of motion and fluid control technologies investigation and Prior Disclosure to U.S. Customs and Border Protection related to valuation, classification, and origin errors.

  • A world leader in essential oils and wellness solutions with respect to investigation of importation of Iranian origin products and disclosure to U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Office of Foreign Assets Control.

  • A large sporting goods manufacturer with respect to an Antidumping investigation of forged hatchets from China and disclosure to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

  • A medical products importer investigation of commodity classification and visa/quota compliance, preparation, and submission of a comprehensive Prior Disclosure to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. 

  • A large on-line travel services company with respect to Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) sanctions. 

  • A sports equipment manufacturer with respect to unlicensed exports of controlled carbon fiber material to China.

  • A United Kingdom satellite manufacturer with respect to State Department licensing for reexport of ITAR-controlled items.

  • A sports outerwear company with respect to a Customs and Border Protection Focused Assessment audit. 

  • Multi-national corporations in developing compliance programs and implementation of on-line training in various areas of federal regulatory law.

  • A major U.S. chemical manufacturer investigation of NAFTA origin certificate inquiries and validation methodologies used for certification. 



Speaking Engagements


Bar Admissions


  • Lexology and International Law Office, Client Choice Award, International Trade in Colorado, 2018

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • World Trade Center Denver, Member, Board of Directors
  • American Bar Association, Member
    International Law Customs Committee, Co-Chair, 2020 - present
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Denver Bar Association, Member
  • New York Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado GLBT Bar Association, Member

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