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William L.Matthews

Senior Manager of International TradeWilliam.Matthews@ThompsonHine.com
Washington, D.C.

O 202.263.4137

William L.Matthews

Senior Manager of International Trade

Focus Areas

Customs

  • Assisting the group’s lawyers in advising companies on the U.S. regulatory requirements for imports of goods across the U.S. border, including issues of classification, origin and valuation.
  • Representing clients in Customs and Border Protection import enforcement actions; drafting voluntary disclosures when needed.
  • Developing import compliance programs and conducting internal audits of import processes and procedures.
  • Developing strategies for Customs audits and participation in Customs trade facilitation programs.
  • Advising companies on country of origin issues for procurement and compliance matters.

 Trade Remedies

  • Representing U.S.- and foreign-based companies in antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings.
  • Facilitating interaction between companies and regulatory agencies.
  • Conducting on-site cost and sales verifications.
  • Ensuring seamless transition of trade remedy results between regulatory agencies.
  • Developing private relief bills for individual clients.