International Legal Compliance
IASA Audit Preparation
International Regulatory Harmonization
Aviation Sector Analytic Studies
JD, Cum Laude, Duke University
MA, Political Science, Duke University
BA, History, Cum Laude, George Washington University
American Bar Association
ABA Forum on Air and Space Law
ABA-SIL UN & International Institutions Coordinating Committee
ABA-SIL Committee on Human Rights Law
American Society of International Law
Supreme Court Historical Society
District of Columbia
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Services
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
U.S. Court of International Trade
Roncevert (Ronce) Ganan Almond is a Partner at The Wicks Group, PLLC. Ronce's practice encompasses both regulatory and commercial matters, as well as litigation. He regularly assists clients with proceedings and enforcement actions before the U.S. Departments of Transportation, State, Homeland Security, Defense, Justice and other federal agencies. His experience includes cross-border transactions and international investigations, as well as other types of civil and criminal matters. Ronce's professional background also extends to national security issues arising under U.S. and international law. He has advised clients - from government authorities to commercial enterprises - across the globe on achieving compliance with U.S. federal regulations and international legal standards governing aviation.
Ronce has written extensively on international affairs and national security issues for publications such as the Harvard National Security Journal, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, Turkish Policy Quarterly, and International Law News. In addition, Ronce serves as a regular contributor to The Diplomat, a current-events journal for the Asia-Pacific, on the Editorial Board of The Air and Space Lawyer -- the leading publication for legal practitioners in the field -- and as legal-regulatory advisor to The Journal of Hazmat Transportation -- which provides analysis on issues of compliance, security, and safety. He is a contributing author to Aviation Regulation in the United States (ABA Book Publishing, 2014), a treatise on U.S. aviation law and applicable international regimes. His publications have been cited by the U.S. Congress, national and foreign media, think tanks, and academic books and journals.
He also regularly speaks at industry events and international forums organized by the American Bar Association, the American Society of International Law, U.S. Trade and Development Agency, and universities. He has served as chair and speaker of the Africa Air Cargo Summit and Afghanistan Air and Logistics Conferences.
Prior to joining The Wicks Group, Ronce worked with the UN Special Court for Sierra Leone and participated in the Duke-Geneva Institute for Transnational Law as well as the Joint Program in International Human Rights Law at Oxford University. He also has experience with the U.S. political process having worked for congressional members, state parties and three presidential campaigns.