Overview

David is the leader of the firm's International Trade practice group, a member of the firm's International Committee and pro bono coordinator for the Washington, D.C. office.

He advises clients on the risks and opportunities presented by U.S. international trade laws and regulations and international trade agreements. He focuses on antidumping (AD), countervailing duty (CVD) and safeguard litigation, international trade policy, and cross-border compliance issues affecting goods, services, technology and investments that involve transportation, customs, export controls, economic sanctions, anti-boycott and anti-bribery laws and regulations.

In April 2006, David was appointed to the U.S. NAFTA Chapter 19 Roster of Panelists to hear disputes under the trade remedy laws. Since 2010, he has served on the editorial advisory board of International Trade Law360.

Prior to private practice, David served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable A. Joe Fish, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Experience

David's areas of experience include:

  • Counseling clients on international trade issues under U.S. laws, and NAFTA and WTO rules.
  • Advocating for clients in administrative proceedings before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and the Import Trade Administration (ITA) at the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the Directorate of Defense Controls (DDTC) at the U.S. Department of State, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
  • Representing clients' interests before the U.S. Congress and Executive Branch agencies.
Publications
Distinctions
  • Recipient of the Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity Outstanding Alumnus Award
Professional and Civic

Professional Associations

  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Texas State Bar

Professional Activities

  • Law360 International Trade Editorial Advisory Board, member

Community Activities

  • Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, LL.M. Advisory Council, chair; class secretary; Alumni Association, past president
  • Jewish Social Service Agency of Greater Washington (JSSA), Board of Directors and Executive Committee, vice president
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