INDIANAPOLIS – Barnes & Thornburg LLP’s International Trade practice has been named a 2018 Practice Group of the Year by Law360, one of five recognized by the publication in that practice area. Law360 selects winners based on the significance, size and complexity of the litigation wins and deals across the legal industry.
In 2018, Barnes & Thornburg was involved in several high-profile engagements, including:
- Secured a victory for PMP Fermentation Products, Inc. (PMP) in an unfair trade case before the International Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Commerce.
- Achieved a victory before the U.S. Court of International Trade for the U.S. Curtain Wall Coalition, a coalition of construction-industry companies.
- Represented over a dozen companies and associations in the U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR) Section 301 investigations.
- Designated to assist Roscoe Howard, the Special Compliance Coordinator (SCC) appointed by the Commerce Department, in monitoring the U.S. export control compliance of the Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation, of Shenzhen, China and ZTE Kangxun Telecommunications Ltd. of Hi-New Shenzhen, China (collectively, ZTE).
“We have a diverse group of top-notch attorneys, all of whom work very hard. Last year brought many opportunities and challenges to our clients, and it is gratifying that our group has received this recognition from Law360,” said David Spooner, co-chair of the International Trade Practice Group.
Linda Weinberg, co-chair of the group added, “We are proud of the breadth of our practice, which encompasses export controls and sanctions, trade remedies, customs compliance and CFIUS, as well as the high level of service we continue to provide.”
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