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USA 2022
USA - Nationwide International Trade
4
Band 4

5 Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Review

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International Trade: Customs - USA - Nationwide
4
Band 4
What the team is known for

Noted practice that demonstrates strength in trade remedies and is particularly well regarded for its representation of petitioners. Maintains a strong bench with partners experienced in antidumping and countervailing duty disputes. Also handles export controls and economic sanctions work, often advising clients in the aerospace, defense, energy and life sciences sectors. Experienced in handling customs work, and regularly advises on a range of compliance matters.

Work Highlights

Provided by King & Spalding LLP
  • King & Spalding LLP advised Aegis on a collection matter by US CBP to recover antidumping duties for which Aegis acted as surety when the importer of record defaulted on its obligations.

  • King & Spalding LLP acted for Novelis in Section 232 proceedings relating to the import of aluminum.

Notable Practitioners

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Christine Savage
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Christine Savage
3
Band 3

Christine Savage focuses her practice on economic sanctions and export controls. She is experienced in guiding clients through internal compliance audits.
"Christine Savage is an expert's expert. She is thorough, business-minded and risk-focused in her advice.""She is an excellent trade attorney."

J Michael Taylor
N
J Michael Taylor
3
Band 3

Michael Taylor handles customs compliance matters, among other areas of work. He also assists clients with customs classification issues.
"He is highly knowledgeable and experienced in trade matters, and demonstrates a very strong level of sophistication and commercial awareness." "Michael Taylor has both an incredible command of the details and awareness of the commercial realities many companies are confronted with that do not always allow attention to the details."

Stephen J Orava
N
Stephen J Orava
4
Band 4

Stephen Orava chairs the trade team at the firm and handles a range of disputes. He often handles antidumping and countervailing duty cases.
"He has deep knowledge of the practice area and an understanding of client priorities."

Stephen P Vaughn
N
Stephen P Vaughn
5
Band 5

Stephen Vaughn regularly assists manufacturers with complex antidumping and countervailing duty cases in international courts. He also works on trade policy matters.
"He's a clear communicator and has excellent written and oral persuasion skills." "Stephen Vaughn's level of sophistication, commercial awareness and client service is very strong."

Alexis Early
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Alexis Early
U
Up and Coming

Alexis Early assists clients with CFIUS reviews. Her sector expertise covers insurance, energy and defense, among others.
"Alexis Early is very responsive and her advice is very reasonable and sophisticated."

Ranked Lawyers at
King & Spalding LLP

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USA - Nationwide

International Trade: CFIUS Experts

Alexis Early
U
Alexis Early
U
Up and Coming
International Trade: Customs

J Michael Taylor
3
J Michael Taylor
3
Band 3
International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions

Christine Savage
3
Christine Savage
3
Band 3
International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy

Stephen J Orava
4
Stephen J Orava
4
Band 4
Stephen P Vaughn
5
Stephen P Vaughn
5
Band 5