Ondrej Chvosta has significant experience in common-law and civil-law jurisdictions, and regularly navigates complex cross-border issues under U.S., EU and international law. Mr. Chvosta has particular experience in the area of economic sanctions and regularly advises clients in the financial, technology and manufacturing industries on all aspects of U.S., EU and United Nations sanctions, as well as clients in sanctions-related investigations and enforcement actions.

In addition to his sanctions practice, he counsels foreign and domestic financial institutions on a variety of banking regulatory issues (including anti-money laundering). He also has hands-on dispute resolution and international trade experience, having defended clients in trade remedies cases before the Court of Justice of the European Union and in multiple anti-dumping investigations before the European Commission.

Prior to joining Skadden, Mr. Chvosta worked at the Brussels office of a global international law firm and at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.



  • JUDr., Charles University, Prague, 2013
  • LL.M., Charles University, Prague, 2011
  • J.D., The George Washington University Law School, 2014
  • B.A., Charles University, Prague, 2009


  • Solicitor, England & Wales
  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

Ondrej Chvosta

Associate, Financial Institutions Regulation and Enforcement