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Arent Fox LLP

International Trade

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What the team is known for

Experienced team that excels in trade remedies, export controls and economic sanctions. Areas of focus include ITAR-related issues and trade litigation concerning steel, solar panels and lumber. Clients include multinational manufacturers, defense companies and financial institutions.

Strengths

"The firm is great, it has great coverage of EAR and ITAR-related matters," says one source.

The trade controls team provides "excellent customer support, and is technically very knowledgeable and highly responsive to customer needs and deadlines," according to clients.

"I am very, very pleased with its work. The team is highly knowledgeable and professional, and very, very knowledgeable about trade remedy laws and regulations," say sources.

"It is a very good, high-quality firm in the trade remedy and policy area," notes one commentator.

Work highlights

Advised Balkrishna Industries on antidumping and countervailing duty petitions filed against off-the-road tires from India and Sri Lanka.

Notable practitioners

John Gurley is particularly experienced in handling trade remedy litigation. He advises on antidumping and countervailing duty cases, among other matters.
"He is a good lawyer and is really smart." "He is strong and skilled."

Kay Georgi is a top choice for export controls and economic sanctions issues. Her clients include numerous Fortune 500 companies.
"She is a terrific expert. She is down-to-earth, doesn't waste time and is practical." "The depth of her knowledge is just amazing." "She has literally written a book on export controls, and you know you can take it to the bank."

Marwa Hassoun is noted for her capabilities in trade controls work. She works on both export controls and economic sanctions matters.
"She is responsive and knowledgeable about the subject matters and provides practical advice."

Matthew Clark is skilled in a variety of trade remedy and trade policy matters. He is experienced in acting for international governments.
"He is one of the brightest international trade lawyers and has good insights on the law." "He has tremendous vision and a capacity to understand issues and explain in a way anyone can understand." "He is a very sound and thoughtful trade counsel."

Matthew Nolan regularly acts on trade remedy litigation, including antidumping and countervailing duty cases. His clients include governments and major corporations.
"He is outstanding, very responsive and gives excellent legal advice." "He is very helpful in the strategy and in explaining how we should answer." "He is very active on cases and he does a first-rate job."

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Overview

Arent Fox represents and advises US, non-US, and government entities in a broad range of cross-border matters, including customs/import compliance, global trade policy, international trade litigation, export controls and sanctions, and international anti-corruption and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

International Trade Department

Arent Fox LLP

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1717 K Street, NW

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20036-5342

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USA - Nationwide

International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions


Kay C Georgi
Band 1
Marwa Hassoun
Up and Coming

International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy


John M Gurley
Band 5
Matthew J Clark
Band 2
Matthew Nolan
Band 4