International Trade Attorney Job Description

'International Trade Attorney:

Duties: The candidate shall performing analyses of U.S. and foreign law, conducting internal investigations, coordinating government investigations, developing internal compliance programs, making disclosures to the government, drafting contract provisions and managing due diligence.

Requirements: Juris Doctorate degree and admission to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction with the ability to be barred in the District of Columbia is required. 2+ years of international trade experience as an attorney in law firm setting, including import regulations and customs law, export control law and regulation under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations ("ITAR") or the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR"), and/or economic sanctions law. Distinguished academics from a top tier law school are a must, as are exceptional writing and interpersonal skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

International Trade Attorney

The candidate should be a mid-level associate, with 1+ year of relevant law firm or government agency experience (prefer 3-4 years). Responsibilities will include: managing both Commerce and ITC antidumping and countervailing duty investigations and reviews; brief writing and oral argument preparation at the CIT and CAFC; full representation of clients before US Customs and Border Protection (including prior disclosures, audits and protests); conducting import/export due diligence for M&A deals; advising clients on CPSC regulations and providing excellent strategic support to partners and clients. Should have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school with a strong academic record. Should be admitted to a US State Bar and in good standing. Admission to the District of Columbia is expected if not currently admitted.'

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