Representative Experience


Export Licensing - Healthcare Software Manufacturer
Represented a healthcare software manufacturer in the classification of its software products and prepared contract language to ensure customer compliance with U.S. export controls.

Export Licensing - Optical Networking
Represented a leading European optical networking manufacturer in the classification of its hardware and software products and advised on export controls compliance issues for its international sales.

Export Licensing - Electronic Payment Software Company
Represented an electronic payment software company in the classification of its software products and advised on export controls compliance issues for its international sales.

Export Licensing - Israeli Defense Electronics Manufacturer
Represented a leading Israeli defense electronics manufacturer in several ITAR investigations before the DDTC.

Representation of Developers of Night Vision Equipment
Represented developers of night vision equipment in connection with export regulatory planning.

In the Matter of Certain Screen Printing Machines, Vision Alignment Devices Used Therein, and Parts Thereof (337-TA-488, Speedline Technologies, Inc. v. Ekra GmBH and Ekra America, Inc.)
Represented Ekra GmbH, and its U.S. subsidiary, Ekra America, Inc., in connection with investigation of certain screen alignment devices for the production of computer circuit boards.

Antidumping Investigation of Industrial Nitrocellulose
Successfully prosecuted antidumping case and ITC Sunset Review on behalf of Hercules Incorporated against imports of industrial nitrocellulose from Brazil, China, France, Germany Japan, Korea and the United Kingdom, with penalty duties of up to 78 percent.

Pacific Gas & Electric, In re Pacific Gas & Electric
The firm was engaged by the California State Assembly in late 2000 to advise it with respect to the financial crisis facing the incumbent electric production and service providers in California including the crisis relative to availability to electricity and rolling blackouts. The firm advised the legislature with respect to the State of California taking over financial responsibility for the purchase of electric power and later advised the legislature in connection with the bankruptcy of Pacific Gas & Electric and of the workout of the financial at Southern California Edison.

Debt Restructure and Collections
Represented Southwest Savings Association, Bonnet Resources, Amresco, and Sunbelt Savings Association in connection with the collection of hundreds of loans including, real property foreclosures, personal property foreclosures, litigation, demands for payment, restructurings, and bankruptcies. These loans covered all industries and involved many novel factual and legal issues.

Antidumping Investigation of Polyvinyl Alcohol from China, Japan and Taiwan
Successfully prosecuted antidumping case on behalf of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. against imports of polyvinyl alcohol from China, Japan and Taiwan.

Antidumping Reviews of Large Power Transformers from Japan
Represented Fuji Electric in connection with U.S. Department of Commerce administrative reviews of antidumping duty order on large power transformers from Japan, as well as related appellate litigation.

In the Matter of Certain Personal Computers and Digital Display Devices (337-TA-606, Hewlett –Packard v. Acer, Inc. and Acer America Corporation)
Represented Wistron Corporation, a leading Taiwanese original design and computer manufacturer, in connection with investigation concerning allegations by Hewlett Packard Corporation of patent infringement by Acer Inc. for which Wistron manufactures several laptop models.

Antidumping Investigation of Purified Carboxymethylcellulose from Finland, Mexico, the Netherlands and Sweden
Successfully prosecuted antidumping case on behalf of Hercules Incorporated against imports of purified carboxymethylcellulose (also known as cellulose gum) from Finland, Mexico, the Netherlands and Sweden, with on-going annual duty reviews.

Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Reviews of Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Flat Products from India
Represent Tata Steel in connection with U.S. Department of Commerce administrative reviews of antidumping and countervailing duty orders on certain hot-rolled carbon steel flat products from India.

Multi-Practice Team Leader - Acquisition, Corporate Governance and Regulatory Issues
Represented clients in dealing with the SEC; plaintiff class action and derivative counsel; and other constituencies in dealing with stock options backdating and other governance issues, including adopting new corporate governance procedures, handling SEC civil enforcement claims, special litigation committees, and counsel for members of the Board.