President of the Global Liberty Alliance, Jason I. Poblete, practices international and national security law at Poblete Tamargo LLP in Alexandria, Virginia. He is one of the co-founders of the Global Liberty Alliance, a non-governmental organization focused on strengthening fundamental rights, free enterprise, and the rule of law.
A national security and international law expert, he advises clients and provides expert testimony on a range of legal and foreign policy matters, including on sovereignty and self-determination, export controls, and economic sanctions, before the United Nations, the U.S. Congress, and foreign courts.
On September 16, 2020, the James W. Foley Foundation gave Poblete the 2020 Hostage Freedom Award for his work to help free several Americans unlawfully detained in Iran and Venezuela. Before starting Poblete Tamargo LLP in 2010, Poblete practiced law at Reed Smith and served as a senior staff member in the U.S. Congress.
Born and raised in South Florida, he is a first-generation American whose family fled Communist Cuba during the Cold War. He and his wife Yleem reside in Arlington, Virginia where they are active members of the Order of Malta.