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Mowry & Grimson PLLC

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Managing Partners: Kristin H. Mowry, Jeffrey S. Grimson
Number of partners: 4
Number of lawyers: 7
Languages: English, Hindi, Indonesian, Malay, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Mowry & Grimson specializes in international trade and customs law representing clients before the US Department of Commerce, the US International Trade Commission, US Customs and Border Protection, the Office of the US Trade Representative, the US Court of International Trade, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the US Supreme Court. In Mowry & Grimson, clients find a trusted partner to help navigate the uncertainties of international trade and global sourcing.

Main Areas of Practice:
International Trade & Customs:
Mowry & Grimson serves clients across industries, including steel, aluminum, forest products, agriculture, solar, biomedical, chemicals, consumer electronics, furniture, finance, footwear and apparel and retail. Mowry & Grimson’s clients are throughout North America, as well as in Asia, Europe, South America and Africa.
Major cases:
■ Represent lead plaintiff in current challenge to the constitutionality of national security import duties on steel nails, obtaining the first-ever injunction against a Presidential trade action
■ Counsel to amicus curiae agricultural firm contesting the constitutionality of national security duties on steel and aluminum, before the US Court of International Trade, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and United States Supreme Court
■ Counsel to the largest newspaper publisher in the United States in successful defence against trade remedy action involving Uncoated Groundwood Paper from Canada, invoking rare First Amendment constitutional claims
■ Counsel to plaintiff in successful appeal retroactively revoking import duties on multilayered wood flooring
■ Represented national trade association before domestic and NAFTA tribunals in large antidumping/countervailing duty dispute involving softwood lumber from Canada
■ Identified and successfully corrected error in client’s entered value declarations, resulting in more than $30M in refunds of customs duties